Tent Sites
No Fires
No Pets
No Drinking Water
About Sweet Home Ranger District (US Highway 20)

Sweet Home Ranger District (US Highway 20)

A group of people hike along Browder Ridge with mountains in the distanceSweet Home Ranger District is in the middle part of the Willamette National Forest. This area is accessible from the west via Highway 20 from Albany, OR, or from the east on Highway 20 from Sisters.

Let the Sweet Home Ranger District give you a taste of the sweet life! You’ll find mountain biking adventures, incredible wildflower hikes, swimming areas to keep cool on a hot summer day, and much more.

Guided Hikes

Sweet Home Nature and Heritage Tours offer incredible opportunities to learn about the plants, animals, geology and cultural history of the Sweet Home area, located on the edges of the Willamette Valley and within the spectacular Cascade Mountains. 

Camping

Keep cool on a warm summer day at one of the popular campground and swimming areas such as Fernview Campground, House Rock Campground, or Trout Creek Campground.

Hiking

If you like wildflowers take a hike in the Old Cascade Crest Trail Area or the Tombstone Pass Trail Area (especially Iron Mountain Trail). The Hackleman Old Growth Trail is a short 1/4 mile hike, but offers spectacular sightings of old growth trees and views of the South Santiam River. Wildflowers cover a rock face on the Iron Mountain Trail

Other Recreation

Grab your bike and get your legs and heart pumping on the Santiam Wagon Road Trail Area and Iron Mountain.

Uncover the past at Longbow Organization Camp.

Operator
USDA Forest Service
Access
Features
No ADA Access
No Alchohol
No Drinking Water
No Electric Hookups
No Fires
No Firewood Available
No Market
No Pets
Phone Service
No Picnic Table
Not Reservable
No Sanitary Dump
No Sewer Hookups
No Showers
Toilets
No Trash
No Water Hookups
No WiFi
Contact
Location
Sweet Home Ranger District (US Highway 20) is located in Oregon
Latitude
44.4043 N
Longitude
-122.6879 W
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2 Reviews of Sweet Home Ranger District (US Highway 20)
Nice area and plenty of activities

It's a nice area, but has been overrun with homeless people and garbage.

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Ranger Station

Stop here for information on campground up the road on Hwy20. They also do guided hikes check out recreation.gov Sweet Home nature and Heritage tours, Or