Clear Lake Day Use Area (Clear Lake Forest Camp) – Willamette National Forest OR

Clear Lake Picnic Pavilion - Willamette National Forest OR

During the summer and fall of 1937, Civilian Conservation Corps enrollees from CCC camps Belknap and Cascadia/Marys Creek developed recreational facilities at Clear Lake. Improvements at the time provided opportunities for camping, picnicking and hiking. Today, the site operates as… read more

Horse Creek Group Campground – Willamette National Forest OR

Group Picnic Facilities at Horse Creek Campground - Willamette National Forest OR

Among the first of their recreation related construction projects, Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) enrollees from Camp Belknap laid out and built the Horse Creek Campground in 1934. The group campground is located one-and-a-half miles south of McKenzie Bridge on the… read more

Pacific Crest Trail Santiam Trailhead (improved Skyline Trail Santiam Trailhead) – Willamette National Forest OR

Trail Access Sign for the Santiam Pass Portion of the Pacific Crest Trail - Willamette National Forest OR 

The Oregon Skyline Trail, a portion of today’s Pacific Crest Trail, was established in 1920. Its popularity among hikers and climbers grew to such an extent that a 1934 study of trail conditions produced a detailed report. Civilian Conservation Corps… read more