Ukiah-Dale Forest State Scenic Corridor
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The Ukiah-Dale Forest State Scenic Corridor offers camping, fishing, scenic driving and viewing scenery.
the corridor provides a pleasant scenic drive and access to a popular fishing spot. Near Ukiah, amidst old-growth pines and larch, the campground provides a perfect location to stay and relax next to the soothing waters of Camas Creek.
Spring brings an abundance of wildflowers — including camas, a traditionally important food source for the native Americans. Camas Creek and the John Day river offer anglers excellent fishing for trout, steelhead and salmon. The Bridge Creek Elk Wildlife Area is nearby, providing hunters with plenty of big game hunting opportunities. The surrounding national forest provides an abundance of mushrooms and berries.
Vital stats: Open March – November. The campground provides 27 primitive campsites(maximum site 40 feet).
: Climate in Eastern Oregon varies greatly with elevation. The higher elevations experience colder temperatures and higher precipitation than the lower elevations. The region is much more arid and experiences greater temperature variations than western Oregon. Much of Eastern Oregon is considered high desert, where in some areas annual precipitation is less than 10 inches. Summer temperatures often reach 90 degrees in the lower elevations. Winters can be bitterly cold here, although there is little humidity. The mountains can receive heavy snowfall. If visiting the region during the summer months be prepared for afternoon thunderstorms and chilly evening temperatures. Snow may be encountered on high country trails throughout the summer months.
Location: The Corridor lies along U.S. Highway 395, 3 miles southwest of Ukiah in Eastern Oregon.
Contact Info: Oregon Parks & Recreation Department1115 Commercial Street NESalemOR97301-1002800-551-6949
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