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The Willamette National Forest stretches for 110 miles along the western slopes of the Cascades, from the Mt. Jefferson area to the Calapooya Mountains, and contains some 1.6 million acres. The landscape is glaciated and includes mountain peaks and volcanos, as well as Oregon's largest glacier - Collier Glacier.

At the 80-plus developed campgrounds in the forest with 1,500 campsites, facilities usually include water and vault or flush toilets, and some campgrounds have a user fee. Most sites are first-come, first-serve.

Trails extend for 1,700 miles and include three that have been designated as National Recreation Trails. Limited Entry Permits are required between Memorial Day and October 31 for all groups that enter all wildernesses in the Willamette National Forest. Permits are free of charge and can be obtained by phone or in person within 30 days of youre group's planned trip.

Delta Amphitheatre | Location: PO Box 10607, 211 E 7th Ave, Eugene Oregon 97440 Telephone 541-225-6300 Toll Free: 877-444-6777

Other Science nearby:
(Oakridge) Pathfinders Mtn Recreation Consultants
(Corvallis) Siuslaw National Forest
(Eugene) The Science Factory
(Eugene) Univ of Oregon Museum of Natural History
(Eugene) Willamette National Forest
(Eugene) WISTEC Programs for Science Education

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