U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

North Bank Habitat Management Area

North Bank Habitat Management  Area Welcome to the North Bank Habitat Management Area.  This area was set aside to provide secure habitat for the Columbian white-tailed deer and other special status species.  We manage this area in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Hours

  • Main Entrance Gate is open Friday through Monday.
  • Winter hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm October through March.
  • Summer hours are 8:00am to 8:00 pm April through September.
  • The gate is closed Tuesday through Thursday.
  • Pedestrian access is open 24 hours a day at all entrances.

Maps

Trailhead and Parking Information

West Entrance: Can accommodate 4-5 horse trailers or 10 vehicles, has small informational kiosk.

Main Entrance–Comstock Day Use Area: Can accommodate 6-8 horse trailers and 8 vehicles. Facilities: first come first served pavilion, picnic tables, fire ring, barbeque, large informational kiosk, composting toilet. Does not have potable water. Only open to vehicle access Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday.

Management Goals

Primary: Ensure that habitat for the Columbian white-tailed deer and special status species is managed to maintain species viability over time.

Secondary: Accommodate other uses that are compatible with the primary management goal. Current use allows hiking, dogs, mountain biking, equestrians, and hunting. Please be respectful of other users.

Links

Contact Us

For more information, please contact the North Bank Habitat Management Area coordinator Jake Winn at jwinn@blm.gov or by phone at 541-440-4930.

Bureau of Land Management  United States Fish and Wildlife  Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife