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Your national forests and grasslands are 193 million acres of vast, scenic beauty waiting for you to discover. Visitors who choose to recreate on these public lands find more than 150,000 miles of trails, 10,000 developed recreation sites, 57,000 miles of streams, 122 alpine ski areas, 338,000 heritage sites, and specially designated sites that include 9,100 miles of byways, 22 recreation areas, 11 scenic areas, 439 wilderness areas, 122 wild and scenic rivers, nine monuments, and one preserve. And remember, “It’s All Yours.”

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Clear Lake Butte Lookout

Of the nine peaks in Oregon’s Cascade Range, Mount Hood stands the tallest at 11,239 feet, thickly forested and capped with glaciers and snow. Clear Lake Lookout, perched on the mountain’s side near the northwest corner of the Warm Springs Indian Reservation, offers winter sports enthusiasts a tranquil, remote spot to spend the night amongst the tall timbers. It is ideally situated between Mount Hood to the north and Mount Jefferson to the south. 


It is one of several Forest Service watchtowers on Mt. Hood and it is still used to spot fires during summertime each year. Read more information about fire lookout tower rentals in Oregon and Washington.


The original lookout was built by the Forest Service in 1932, and was on a 100 foot tower. In 1962 it was replaced with the present lookout. The lookout is an "R-6 Flat Top" style cabin, a design introduced in 1953 as the last generation of fire lookouts in the region. The design, which includes a flat, tarred roof, originated in the Pacific Northwest and was designed to alleviate costs and hazards associated with re shingling the roofs typical of earlier style lookouts. Window shutters, a feature of earlier lookouts, were eliminated in this new design, and an extra foot of dimension added over previous lookouts (15 x 15 ft.). These newer lookouts used plywood as a construction element, another new feature.


Cliff Lakes Road #601.4E  Cliff Lakes Trail is accessible from Trail #601 and is open to full sized vehicle with high clearance; ohv, bike, horse and foot traffic.The trail is .8 miles.
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Clinetop Road - Lower # 603.1  If you like switchbacks, this road is for you. The lower portion of the Clinetop Road is open to passenger cars, mountain bikes, horses and hikers. This portion of the road is CLOSED to ohv and motorcycle traffic.
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Clinetop Road - Upper # 603.1 The upper portion of the Clinetop road is 6.9 miles. It is suitable for passenger cars. The road is open to ohv, motorcycle, mountain bike, horses and foot traffic.
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Coal Creek #605 The Coal Creek Trail #605 connects the Calcord Road, FSR #411.1A,  with the Lower Bench Trail #650.  The trail travels down the west side of the Coal Creek drainage through aspen stands and crosses several springs which feed into Coal Creek.  Because of the numerous springs down the drainage, several sections of the trail have boggy sections to traverse.  A fire in the early 1990's burned the western flank of the Coal Creek drainage and a bull dozer was used to create a containment line.  The trail follows the old dozer line on the upper portion of the trail.
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Cody Trail #9  Part of the Arizona Trail 
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Collegiate Peaks Wilderness - White River The United States Congress designated the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness (map) in 1980 and it now has a total of 167,584 acres. All of this wilderness is located in Colorado and lies in part of three national forests; the White River, Gunnison and Pike San Isabel.  
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Columbine Corrals Columbine Corrals has 6 campsite units with picnic benches and fire pits. There are restrooms and trash cans, there is also drinking water at this site. Elevation is 9500’. Ash Creek Trail #307 starts at this campsite. No RV spots.
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Continental Divide   This geographic area is the scenic backdrop and primary recreational resource for Montana’s capital city, Helena. It also includes the smaller communities of Austin, Rimini, and Unionville. Portions of the geographic area are in the political geographies of Lewis and Clark, Powell, and Jefferson counties. The spine of the divide is higher, cooler, wetter, and more exposed, imbuing it with a unique microclimate. The Continental Divide National Scenic Trail follows the crest of the divide.
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Copper Basin Area  road 138
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