Macks Canyon Recreation Site

Maupin, Oregon 97037

Macks Canyon Recreation Site

Macks Canyon Recreation Site Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"This campground occupies a site where prehistoric Indian tribes wintered in pit houses more than 2,000 years ago. Present-day campers are similarly attracted to the mostly open river flat because of its convenient access to the Deschutes River and superb fishing and boating. The abandoned railroad grade on this side of the canyon serves hikers and bicyclists. It extends from the north end of the camp downstream to Deschutes River State Recreation Area. The trail offers fine river views and occasional river access, but beware of rattlesnakes in the rocky reaches and off-trail. Fires and smoking are prohibited June 1 to October 15; boaters should familiarize themselves with river rules."

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Bureau of Land Management—Prineville District
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Dec 2018