Greenwood Day-Use Area
Crooked Wild and Scenic River, Near Prineville, Oregon
Greenwood Day-Use Area does not offer reservations through Recreation.gov. Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!
This small parking area has trails leading both up and down river providing plenty of angling access. Or, one can make use of the provided bench or step right down to the bank of the Crooked Wild and Scenic River.
Know Before You Go:
Open year-round for day-use only.
Potable water is available year-round at Chimney Rock Campground, 2.1 miles miles west (upriver) on State Highway 27.
Cell phone service is not available at the site.
Watch for bicyclists: the section of State Highway 27 between Prineville and Bowman Dam is designated as the Crooked River Canyon Scenic Bikeway.
Point of Interest:
The views from this straight stretch of the Crooked River are dominated by near vertical cliff walls; photographers favor the site during the hours when low-angle lighting highlight the brilliant textures of the basaltic lava flows high above the river.