Fremont-Winema National Forest Guide

The Fremont-Winema National Forest is a 2.3-million-acre forest that borders Crater Lake National Park and spills into the Klamath Basin. The diverse terrain has marshes, meadows, volcanic areas, and areas of the Oregon Outback. There are four designated Wilderness areas to explore: Gearhart Mountain Wilderness, Mountain Lakes Wilderness, Mount Thielsen Wilderness, and Sky Lakes Wilderness. The forest offers opportunities for fishing, hiking, boating, hunting, and horseback riding. In the winter, you can enjoy skiing, snowmobiling, and ice fishing. There is also a 50-mile recreation trail running through the forest between Government Harvey Pass and Cox Pass.

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Activities in Fremont-Winema National Forest

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How to get to Fremont-Winema National Forest

Address: 1301 South G Street, Lakeview, OR 97630

Fee: Entry fee $0

The Fremont-Winema National Forest is a trove of never-ending adventure whether you are looking for a wilderness to explore, want to hike, or relax and fish. The beauty of the mountains and the abundance of nature and water take you away from civilization, if only for a brief time. An RV makes it easy to travel to different areas of the vast forest.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions About Fremont-Winema National Forest

Is there a fee to get into Fremont-Winema National Forest?

No, there is no fee to get into Fremont-Winema National Forest. However, there are fees and permits which are required to park in certain areas of the forest, like day-use areas. There are also permits required for recreational activities like cutting down Christmas trees or camping.

Does Fremont-Winema National Forest offer free camping sites?

Yes, Fremont-Winema National Forest offers free camping sites. Dispersed camping is allowed in various parts of the forest. Campers must bring everything with them, including water, and leave no trace when they pack up camp. Also, know the fire restrictions and regulations - there are times when no campfires are allowed in the forest.

Is Fremont-Winema National Forest open all year round?

Yes, Fremont-Winema National Forest is open all year-round. Some activities and areas may not be accessible in winter, but there are parts of the forest which can be used in all seasons.

What type of wildlife lives in Fremont-Winema National Forest?

Wildlife living in Fremont-Winema National Park includes deer, elk, pronghorns, black bears, and mountain lions. The forest is also home to a variety of birds including Canada gees, whistling swans, and ducks, along with fish and other small animals.

What is the closest town to Fremont-Winema National Forest?

Bly, Oregon is one of the closest towns to Fremont-Winema National Forest. There are stores, restaurants, and places to stay or camp. Klamath Falls is a larger town that's about 50 miles from Bly.