Provolt Recreation Site


Grants Pass Interagency Office 2164 NE Spalding Avenue Grants Pass, OR 97526

42.28861, -123.230972
From Grants Pass, Oregon: Drive 15 miles southeast on Highway 238 to 14171 Williams HWY.
Public access to land between Williams Creek, Applegate River, and HWY 238
Fee Description:
No Fees

Provolt Recreation Site

Welcome to the Provolt Recreation Site!

What was once a seed orchard is now a unique place to discover Oregon’s heritage! Whether hiking, biking or horseback riding along the trails that criss-cross the landscape, or paddling along the Applegate River, the Douglas-Fir stands, whose seeds were once used for reforestation, tell the unique story of Oregon’s timber history.

View the Provolt Recreation Site Brochure with printable map.

Know Before You Go:

  • Provolt Recreation Site is currently only open Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.
  • Day-use only. Open from sunrise to sunset. Hours vary depending on season.
  • On-site volunteer host.
  • Dog friendly but they must be leashed.
  • No drinking water.
  • Visitors are asked to respect the private property boundaries surrounding the area and avoid areas that indicate “Restoration in Progress.”
  • Area is closed to campfires and shooting.

Point of Interest:

Near the Provolt is the confluence of Williams Creek and the Applegate River that provides flat and meandering river flows that are ideal for spawning fish like Coho and Chinook salmon. Pacific Lamprey can also be found in this area.

Accessibility Description (ABA/ADA):
No accessible facilities.

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