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FALL RIVER GUARD STATION, OR
Status: Open through Thu Oct 31 2013 Season Dates
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OverviewFall River Guard Station is situated beneath a canopy of lodgepole pine on the banks of the Fall River in Deschutes National Forest. Built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930's, the cabin was originally used as an outpost to fight forest fires.
The cabin is an ideal setting for relaxation and recreation, and is available for reservation from May through October.
A forest of lodgepole pine provides the backdrop for this area, with the beautiful, spring-fed Fall River flowing adjacent to the cabin. Clear and cold, it originates two miles northwest of Pringle Falls and winds its way northeast to join the mighty Deschutes River.
Fall River Guard Station is a prime location for fishing, swimming and hiking in summer and early fall.
This rustic, 600-square-foot, single story cabin was constructed in the Cascadia style of the Pacific Northwest Region. It has two bedrooms, a kitchen and a living room. The cabin is furnished with one full bed, a twin bed and a two-person futon in the living room. Cabin amenities include a heater, refrigerator, lights and stove, all powered by propane. The kitchen is furnished with cooking utensils, pots and pans. A picnic table is provided for outdoor dining.
Lava Lands Visitor Center in Bend, Oregon, and the unique geological landscape of Newberry National Volcanic Monument draw visitors to the region.
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Entry to the cabin is by combination lock box. Please call the Forest Service office at 541-383-4000 for the combination. You can also stop by the office, located at 1230 Northeast 3rd Street, Suite A262, Bend, OR 97701.
From Bend, Oregon, take Highway 97 south. Exit at Sunriver and drive west. Go through the roundabout to Century Drive and turn left. Follow Century Drive south for 3 miles to the junction with South Century Drive (State Route 42). Turn right and head 11 miles west. Fall River Guard Station is on the left side of the road.
Mailing Address:FALL RIVER GUARD STATION
Deschutes National Forest, Bend & Fort Rock Ranger District, 1230 NE 3rd Street, Suite A262
Bend OR 97701
Phone Number:Information: (541)383-4000