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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Oregon / Washington

Brochures by District

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Burns Brochures

  • Alvord Desert and Mann Lake (PDF)
  • The Alvord Desert is accessible year-round; however, ideal conditions exist June through November, when the playa is usually dry enough for vehicular travel.
  • Camp Gap Ranch (PDF)
  • One of the original camps established to support President Franklin D. Rooseveltís Civilian Conservation Corps. The Civilian Conservation Corps was created in 1933 as a Federal public works program to provide employment for outof-work young men, particularly from the cities in the eastern U.S.
  • Chickahominy Recreation Site (PDF)
  • The Chickahominy Recreation Site has many amenities including drinking water, portable restrooms, garbage cans, sites with picnic tables and grills, a fish cleaning station, a boat ramp, and day use shade shelters.
  • Diamond Craters (PDF)
  • Thatís the opinion held by scores of scientists and educators who have visited and studied the area. It has the best and most diverse basaltic volcanic features in the United States and all within a comparatively small and accessible area, one geologist summarized.
  • Diamond Loop National Back Country Byway (PDF)
  • As you travel the Diamond Loop Back Country Byway, you will find a patchwork of high desert terrains. From the deep blues of mountain vistas and the dusky sagecovered hills, to the red rimrock canyons and the grassy reaches of marshes and valleys, you will find 69 miles of new adventure waiting for you.
  • Kiger Mustangs (PDF)
  • The BLM manages two special areas in southeastern Oregon for wild horses with Spanish Mustang characteristics. The two areas are located in the Burns District and are known as the Kiger and Riddle Mountain Herd Management Areas (HMAs).
  • Riddle Brothers Ranch (PDF)
  • The ranch is a uniquely preserved complex of buildings that gives testimony to ranch life and living conditions ďout back and beyond.Ē The Bureau of Land Management has restored and stabilized the structures over the past decade. Work on most of the buildings has been completed, but work remains on the root cellar and blacksmith shop.
  • Steens Mountain (PDF)
  • The Steens Mountain Cooperative Management and Protection Area contains a mixture of public and private lands and specially designated areas where particular regulations may apply. Traveling with a current map of the area is essential! Please obey road closure signs and show respect Ė always get permission to go onto private property.

Coos Bay Brochures

  • Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area (PDF)
  • The Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area is the year-round residence for a herd of about 100 Roosevelt elk. A mild winter climate and abundant food allow the Roosevelt elk to remain at the Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area all year.
  • Edson Creek and Sixes River Recreation Sites (PDF)
  • Both Edson Creek and Sixes River Recreation Sites have picnic tables, fire rings, drinking water,universal access toilets, and site hosts. The Sixes River Recreation Site offers a universal access campsite.

Eugene Brochures

  • Clay Creek Recreation Site (PDF)
  • The Clay Creek Recreation Site is nestled in the Coast Range of Oregon between Eugene and the Oregon coast. Located at the confluence of Clay Creek and the Siuslaw River, this recreation site offers a wealth of activities including forest hiking, fishing, wildlife viewing, picnicking and camping.
  • Lake Creek (PDF)
  • Lake Creek Falls has been a popular swimming and picnicking spot since the early 1900s. However, swimming in the swift, shallow water near the falls can be extremely risky. Visitors are encouraged to use extreme caution at all times.
  • Sharps Creek Recreation Site (PDF)
  • In addition to the recreational activities provided at Sharps Creek Recreation Site, there are several interesting attractions nearby. The Bohemia Mining District and covered bridges offer a glimpse into the areaís past. Dorena Lake provides opportunities for fishing, wildlife viewing, boating, swimming, and windsurfing.In addition to the recreational activities provided at Sharps Creek Recreation Site, there are several interesting attractions nearby. The Bohemia Mining District and covered bridges offer a glimpse into the areaís past. Dorena Lake provides opportunities for fishing, wildlife viewing, boating, swimming, and windsurfing.
  • Shotgun Creek (PDF)
  • Shotgun Creek Recreation Site is located 24 miles northeast of Eugene, in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains. Twenty acres of this day-use recreation site are developed; 260 acres retain the natural characteristics typical of this region.
  • Travis Tyrrell Seed Orchard (PDF)
  • Amenities include a picnic area with barbeque grill, a scenic overlook with shelter, a visitor reception area with interpretive displays, restroom facilities, plant identification signs, and parking. There are no fees at this site.
  • Whittaker Creek (PDF)
  • The Whitaker Creek recreation site is nesteded in the Coast Range of Oregon No fee for day use between Eugene and the Recreation Site Oregon coast.

Lakeview Brochures

  • Christmas Valley Sand Dunes (PDF)
  • The Sand Dunes Wilderness Study Area, located in the south and central part of the area, is the largest inland shifting sand dune system in the Pacific Northwest and a popular destination for offhighway vehicle enthusiasts.
  • Gerber Recreation Area (PDF)
  • This area is a basaltic plateau rising 600 feet above Langell Valley to the west, and is bordered by the Oregon-California state line and the Modoc National Forest to the south, and the Fremont National Forest to the north and east.
  • Sunstone Public Collection Area (PDF)
  • Sunstones are feldspar crystals that formed in lava. Thirteen to fourteen million years ago, a volcano in Steens Mountain erupted, pouring out massive amounts of lava. The lava flow was subsequently covered by a vast lake and remained underwater for thousands of years.
  • Warner Wetlands (PDF)
  • Numerous recreational opportunities exist for bird watching, hunting, fishing, camping, and boating; however, most of these activities are dependent on the water levels of the lakes which can fluctuate dramatically.
  • Wood River Wetland (PDF)
  • The Wood River Wetland is home to a variety of raptors, waterfowl, shorebirds, and migratory songbirds. Look for bald eagles, ospreys and northern harriers, wood ducks, mallards, cinnamon teal, killdeer, great egrets, meadowlarks, and yellow warblers.

Medford Brochures

  • Hyatt Lake Recreation Complex (PDF)
  • The Bureau of Land Management manages two campgrounds at Hyatt Lake. Campsites are fee sites and available on a firstcome, first-served basis. The main Hyatt Lake Campground has 56 campsites, ranging from RV sites to small drive-in and walk-in tent sites. One designated campsite for Pacific Crest Trail hikers is also available.
  • Rand National Historic Site (PDF)
  • The Rand National Historic Site (Rand) is located in southwestern Oregon approximately 25 miles northwest of Grants Pass, Oregon, and 3 miles downstream from the community of Galice. Rand is located on a terrace on the west side of the Rogue National Wild and Scenic River in steep, mountainous country with elevations ranging from 700 feet at the riverís edge to 4,000 feet on nearby peaks.
  • Rogue River Ranch (PDF)
  • Archeological excavations have shown that Native Americans used the Marial area for over 9,000 years. Takelma-speaking people represented an ancient people of the Rogue Valley, while Athabascan-speaking people were relatively new immigrants to the area. Although languages differed, there was a common way of life based on hunting, fishing, and gathering shared by those living along the Rogue at Marial.
  • Table Rocks (PDF)
  • Upper and Lower Table Rocks are two of the most prominent topographic features in the Rogue Valley. Both features rise 800 feet immediately above the north bank of the Rogue River in southwestern Oregon. The Table Rocks are named for their relationship along the Rogue River; with the Upper Table Rock being located upstream of Lower Table Rock.

Prineville Brochures

  • Badlands Wilderness Study Area (PDF)
  • The Badlands Wilderness Study Area is topographically flat with juniper trees and modest rock outcrops providing vegetative screening and plenty of solitude. You will find no trail signs or markers but may see a number of user-created trails which do not appear on this map.
  • Lower Crooked Wild and Scenic River Chimney Rock Segment (PDF)
  • Wherever there is water, there is wildlife to watch. Waterfowl, river otter, and great blue heron are species commonly seen by the passive passerby, while crayfish, garter snakes, and beaver are most often viewed by those hiking in the field. In an area where streams and springs are rare, the Lower Crooked Wild and Scenic River fills a very important role.

Roseburg Brochures

  • Cavitt Creek Campground (PDF)
  • This special site boasts a number of amenities for weary travelers, campers, and day users alike, including a campground, picnic area, water, and restroom facilities. There is a campground host on site.
  • Millpond and Lone Pine (PDF)
  • The pavilion at the Millpond Recreation Site dayuse area has picnic tables, sinks, electricity and a large fireplace. The spacious day-use area has a ball field, horseshoe pits, grills, and restrooms with flush toilets and hot water. The day-use area closes onehalf hour after sunset.
  • Susan Creek Campground (PDF)
  • There are 29 individual campsites available on a first-come, first-served basis. For use of this fee site, please contact the Roseburg Bureau of Land Management District Office for current rates and availability.
  • Tyee Campground (PDF)
  • The day use area includes a large covered pavilion with electricity, a sink, a large barbeque grill, and restrooms. There is a day use area available for anyone wanting to visit the area but not necessarily spend the night. The day use area is free of charge. Pets are not allowed.
  • Wolf Creek Falls Trail (PDF)
  • During the rainy season of winter and early spring, the massive upper Wolf Creek Falls puts on a display of strength and power. Spring brings on lush vegetation and vibrant colors for photographers. Spring and early fall, with a light overcast, are considered the best weather conditions for taking memorable photos.

Salem Brochures

  • Alsea River Recreation Site (PDF)
  • Alsea Falls Recreation Site is located along a Bureau of Land Management National Back Country Byway. Forests in all stages of growth line the road.
  • Alsea River Trail System (PDF)
  • Trails across the river from the campground and picnic area offer hikers a chance to trek through old growth and late-successional forests. These trails are exclusively for hikers.
  • Elkhorn Valley and Canyon Creek (PDF)
  • The Bureau of Land Management's Elkhorn Valley and Canyon Creek Recreation Sites,located in the Little North Santiam Recreation Area, offers high quality opportunities for scenic driving, swimming, hiking, camping, picnicking and fishing.
  • Fishermenís Bend Recreation Site (PDF)
  • The Fishermenís Bend Recreation Site is open from mid May through late October. There are several pleasant picnic sites in the day-use area and many offer enjoyable river frontage. A boat ramp and parking are also available. The day-use area closes at dusk.
  • Nestucca River National Back Country Byway (PDF)
  • The Nestucca River National Back Country Byway traverses the Oregon Coast Range following one of Oregonís most scenic rivers. It offers the traveler a leisurely route through a typical coastal forest and its varied attractions. Multiple land use of the area is well demonstrated in forest, recreation, fisheries, and wildlife management.
  • Quartzville Recreation Corridor and Back Country Byway (PDF)
  • The in Quartzville Recreation Corridor and surrounding the Quartzville Back Country Byway are managed in partnership by several public land management agencies and as well as private land owners. If traveling the byway from Sweet Home, the first 12.5 miles is surrounded primarily by private land. Linn County manages most of the parks along Green Peter and Foster Reservoir, while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manages most of the dispersed use around the reservoirs.
  • Sandyy Ridge Trail Syystem (PDF)
  • Designed and built wwith assistance from the Internatioonal Mountaiin Biking Assoociation, the trail syystem offers trail features including bermed corners and jumps that can challenge all abiliity levels.
  • South Fork South Fork Alsea River National Back Country Byway (PDF)
  • The South Fork Alsea River National Back Country Byway traverses the Oregon Coast Range following a portion of one of Oregonís most scenic rivers and offering travelers a leisurely route through coastal forests of Douglas-fir.
  • Wildwood Recreation Site (PDF)
  • Wildwood is nestled in the forested foothills of the Cascade Mountains, along the spectacular Wild and Scenic Salmon River. Wildwood is a day-use facility located 40 miles east of Portland, off U.S. Highway 26, just past the 39 mile marker.
  • Yaquina Head (PDF)
  • Yaquina Head is a narrow, coastal headland extending one mile into the Pacific Ocean. Formed of ancient lava flows, Yaquina Headís hard basalt cliffs and coves have endured the pounding ocean surf for 14 million years.

Spokane Brochures

  • Chopaka Lake/Chopaka Mountain Wilderness Study Area (PDF)
  • Secluded Chopaka Lake lies high in a mountain basin near the Canadian border. The lakeís northern portion is within a 5,518-acre Wilderness Study Area (WSA) administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). This area is managed to protect its wilderness qualities and maintain or enhance wildlife habitat, while allowing seasonal livestock grazing and supporting various recreational activities.
  • Coffeepot Recreation Site (PDF)
  • Impressive basalt cliffs frame this eastern Washington lake. More than 900 acres bordering the lake are managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for its wildlife habitat, as well as for recreational opportunities.

Vale Brochures

  • Birch Creek Historic Ranch (PDF)
  • GeologyFine-grained volcanic tuff, rhyolite, and basalt building materials were used for construction. The use of on-site materials in the construction of the Birch Creek Historic Ranch has given the buildings a very organic feel as they have weathered over time and blended with the natural setting.
  • Hells Canyon Reservoir (PDF)
  • In addition to fishing, camping, and water skiing, there are other things to catch your attention. This is an area of historic home sites. If you look around, you will see many fruit trees and flowers you expect only in a garden, plus this canyon comes alive with wildflowers in the spring.
  • Jordan Crater (PDF)
  • Jordan Craters is located in the southeast corner of Oregon in Malheur County. The 27-square mile olivine basalt lava flow is etimated to be beween 4,000 and 9,000 years old, based on the degree of lichen development on the rocks.
  • Leslie Gulch (PDF)
  • GeologyThe most striking features of Leslie Gulch are the diverse and often stark, towering and colorful geologic formations. The Leslie Gulch Tuff (consolidated volcanic ash), makes up the bulk of these formations. It is a rhyolite ash that erupted from the Mahogany Mountain caldera (a large volcanic depression which encompasses Leslie Gulch) in a series of violent explosions about 15.5 million years ago.
  • Spring Recreation Site (PDF)
  • Spring Rec is located within what is commonly called Hells Canyon. Hells Canyon got its name partly because it is hot! If you visit in the summer, plan on a toasty visit which is perfect for warm water fishing.
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