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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Oregon / Washington

Recreation Sites

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Seventy three percent of Oregonís population lives within the boundaries of the Salem District. The District manages its forests for recreation, wildlife, lumber production, and more. Sightseeing, camping, hiking, boating, hunting, fishing, cutting fire wood, and collecting mushrooms are just a few of the activities Oregonians enjoy on Salem BLM lands.

Recreation Notices/Events

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Site Name and Description Activities Facilities
Alsea Falls Recreation Area

Fees: none

Alsea Falls Recreation Area

The South Fork Alsea River Back Country Byway connects the communities of Alpine and Alsea, offering a scenic and less hurried route ...   more>>

Hiking Mountain Biking Trails
Alsea Falls Trail System

Fees: none

Alsea Falls Trail System

Campfires and open source flames will be prohibited at dispersed and established recreation sites administrated by the Bureau ...   more>>

Hiking Mountain Biking Trails
Canyon Creek Recreation Site

Fees: $5 per vehicle per day

Canyon Creek Recreation Site

Canyon Creek offers high quality day use recreation along the beautiful Little North Santiam River. A large sandy beach allows ...   more>>

Fishing Swimming Wading Picnic Sites Restrooms Drinking Water
Dogwood Recreation Site

Fees: none

Dogwood Recreation Site

Dogwood Recreation Site, located at mile 18 along the Quartzville Back Country Byway, is open year round for day-use. The site ...   more>>

Fishing Geological Sightseeing Mineral Collecting Swimming Wading Picnic Sites Restrooms
Elkhorn Valley Recreation Site

Fees: $14 campsite per night, $5 per extra vehicle, $5 day use fee per vehicle

Elkhorn Valley Recreation Site

Elkhorn Valley Recreation Site, located within the Little North Santiam Recreation Area, offers overnight camping and day use recreation ...   more>>

Fishing Hiking Swimming Camping Camp Sites Picnic Sites Restrooms Trails Drinking Water
Fishermen's Bend Recreation Site

Fees: Nightly camp fees below

Fishermen

Fishermen's Bend Recreation Area Management Plan is complete and available for public review at the address to the right.

Nestled ...   more>>

Rafting Fishing Hiking Swimming Wading Watchable Wildlife Camping Boat Ramps Cabins Camp Sites Camp Sites (Accessible) Group Shelter Information Booth Interpretive Trail Picnic Sites Picnic Sites (Accessible) Picnic Shelter Playground Sanitary Disposal Stations Restrooms Restrooms (Accessible) Trails Drinking Water
Missouri Bend Recreation Site

Fees: none

Missouri Bend Recreation Site

Day-use picnic area nestled between Hwy 34 and the Alsea River approximately 10 miles west of the town of Alsea. Missouri Bend contains ...   more>>

Rafting Fishing Fly Fishing Hiking Swimming Wading Boat Ramps Picnic Sites Restrooms Trails
Molalla River Recreation Area

Fees: Donation (Three Bears) and Special Recreation Permit Group Use Fee (Cedar Grove)

Molalla River Recreation Area

Enjoy a scenic drive along the Molalla River. The Molalla River Recreation, located approximately 10 miles southeast of Molalla ...   more>>

Rafting Fishing Fly Fishing Geological Sightseeing Hiking Horse Back Riding Hunting Kayaking Mountain Biking Swimming Wading Watchable Wildlife Camping Camp Sites Picnic Sites Restrooms (Accessible) Trails
Molalla River Trail System

Fees: none

Molalla River Trail System

The Molalla River Trail System, located within the Molalla River Recreation Area, offers trail opportunities for equestrians, mountain ...   more>>

Hiking Horse Back Riding Mountain Biking
Nestucca River

Fees: $10 a night campsite / $5 extra per vehicle

Nestucca River

The Nestucca Back Country Byway takes travelers through the lush forests along this scenic waterway. Whether you're exploring the ...   more>>

Fly Fishing Historic Site Investigation Hunting Motorcycle Trail Watchable Wildlife Off-Highway Vehicle Camping Camp Sites Picnic Sites Restrooms Drinking Water (Accessible)
Old Miner's Meadow Group Area

Fees: Reservations only. Overnight fees $40-$50.

Old Miner

an approximately 2-acre fenced group campsite located at mile 26 of the Quartzville Backcountry Byway northeast of Sweet Home in ...   more>>

Fishing Geological Sightseeing Mineral Collecting Swimming Wading Camping Camp Sites Sanitary Disposal Stations Restrooms
Quartzville Wild and Scenic River

Fees: No fee for day-use within the corridor.

Quartzville Wild and Scenic River

Dispersed camping sites along the Quartzville Corridor remain to have an open fire restriction.

Drive the Quartzville National ...   more>>

Rafting Fishing Geological Sightseeing Hiking Hunting Mineral Collecting Swimming Watchable Wildlife Camping Camp Sites Picnic Sites Restrooms
Sandy Ridge Trail System

Fees: none

Sandy Ridge Trail System

The BLM has installed a voluntary donation tube at the Sandy Ridge Trailhead. All donations will go directly to the maintenance ...   more>>

Geocaching Hiking Mountain Biking Watchable Wildlife Picnic Sites Restrooms Trails
Wildwood Recreation Site

Fees: $5 per passenger car, $10 (10 or more capacity), $20 bus (20 or more capacity), shelters range from $45 to $240.

Wildwood Recreation Site

Mount Hood, Oregon's tallest mountain, beckons travelers through a forested corridor to wade the waters of the Wild and Scenic Salmon ...   more>>

Botanical Sightseeing Rafting Fishing Fly Fishing Hiking Historic Site Investigation Swimming Wading Watchable Wildlife Winter Sports Interpretive Trail Picnic Sites (Accessible) Picnic Shelter Playground Restrooms (Accessible) Trails Trails (Accessible) Drinking Water (Accessible)
Yaquina Head

Fees:

Yaquina Head

Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area is located on a narrow point of land jutting due west into the Pacific Ocean at the north end ...   more>>

Hiking Historic Site Investigation Watchable Wildlife Interpretive Trail Restrooms Trails
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