Make the Most of Your Visit

With so much to see and do on our public lands, you'll want to visit again and again.

Places

Whether you are looking for a great outing with your family or seeking peace and solitude, the Deschutes and Ochoco National Forests and Crooked River National Grassland offer unparalelled encounters with Central Oregon’s natural beauty.  Take advantage of your Public Lands and connect to our region’s spectacular landscape.

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We are proud to offer visitors a chance to support their Public Lands by purchasing items from our many Discover Your Forest stores.  Proceeds from your purchases in our stores support student education programs, interpretive programs, exhibits, publications and other services on the Deschutes and Ochoco National Forests. Visit one of our retail locations to pick up passes, guides, maps and more!

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Events

Jun
20
Tue
Young Women’s Natural Resources Career Camp
Jun 20 @ 8:00 am – Jun 22 @ 10:00 am

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Explore A Career in Natural Resources

Each year Discover Your Forest partners with the Deschutes National Forest to host an inspiring overnight workshop for young women interested in entering the field of Natural Resources. We partner with land management agencies from all specialties to be in the field with these special young ladies, sharing career expertise and pathways suggestions. Each young women gets to experience camping on the Forest while attending various workshops and participating in outdoor education and recreation experiences. Working together, building camaraderie, and forging friendships to last a lifetime.

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To learn more about this amazing program, please contact Karen Gentry, Education Program Director, at 541-383-4771 or karen.gentry@discovernw.org.

Jun
27
Tue
Young Women’s Natural Resources Career Camp @ Deschutes National Forest
Jun 27 @ 8:00 am – Jun 29 @ 8:00 am

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Explore A Career in Natural Resources

Each year Discover Your Forest partners with the Deschutes National Forest to host an inspiring overnight workshop for young women interested in entering the field of Natural Resources. We partner with land management agencies from all specialties to be in the field with these special young ladies, sharing career expertise and pathways suggestions. Each young women gets to experience camping on the Forest while attending various workshops and participating in outdoor education and recreation experiences. Working together, building camaraderie, and forging friendships to last a lifetime.

Download Application Here

To learn more about this amazing program, please contact Karen Gentry, Education Program Director, at 541-383-4771 or karen.gentry@discovernw.org.

Aug
11
Fri
Stars Over Newberry @ Lava Butte at Lava Lands Visitor Center
Aug 11 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

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Stars Over Newberry

Save the date!  On Friday, August 11th, 2017, Discover Your Forest will play host to hundreds of guests at our 3rd Annual Stars Over Newberry fundraiser. The event will take place atop Lava Butte in the Newberry National Volcanic Monument and will feature stargazing, live music, a silent auction, fabulous local beer, wine and cuisine.  This year’s festivities will again coincide with the height of the Perseid Meteor Showers, giving visitors an unparalleled vista of the night sky.

Stars Over Newberry is the largest annual fundraising event for Discover Your Forest which supports stewardship, conservation education and volunteer programs in Central Oregon’s National Forests.

Tickets for this exciting event will go on sale June 15th and sponsorship opportunities are still available. This event will sell out so get your tickets early!

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Become a Member

Members of Discover Your Forest are part of a community of passionate outdoor enthusiasts. Membership gets you great benefits and supports a wonderful cause.
3 Million
Annual Visitors to the Deschutes National Forest
70,0000
Visitors reached through Dicover Your Forest publications
$5,000
Funds raised through Lava Butte shuttle service for conservation efforts
2,262
Miles of trail on the Deschutes National Forest

Any trip to Central Oregon needs to include an excursion into the Deschutes Nat’l Forest. Whatever the time of year there is always something to explore.

Ken M.

This is a huge State treasure and a must see for anyone visiting the area. You cannot absorb the grandeur in one trip.

Jim M.

I could spend all day here. There’s tons to look at, beautiful walks/hikes, great for picnicking with the family.

Briana B

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