Battle Mountain Forest State Scenic Corridor

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Battle Mountain Forest State Scenic Corridor

Oregon

(800) 551-6949

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Overview

Battle Mountain Forest State Scenic Corridor, located on U.S. 395 nine miles north of Ukiah, was purchased to protect the forest of ponderosa pine, larch, Douglas fir and spruce. It provides prime habitat for all kinds of wildlife. The name commemorates one of the last battles between Native Americans and settlers in eastern Oregon. This confrontation took place near the park. The park also served as a Civilian Conservation Corps camp, whose members constructed the water system, installed picnic tables and built the large granite stone fireplace still available for use in the park. The park offers a convenient place to gather for summer visitors. Spring brings with it the beauty of abundant wildflowers and wildlife. Many people enjoy the many species of birds in the park throughout the spring and summer. Whether you are traveling the highway and need a place to stretch your legs, or are looking for a place to have a family reunion or get together for a large group, be stop and visit Battle Mountain.

Map of Battle Mountain Forest State Scenic Corridor (OR)

Latitude, Longitude: 45.283702, -118.967558

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Activities

  • Hiking

    At this State Scenic Corridor, visitors can hike among the protected forest of ponderosa pine, larch, Douglas fir and spruce.

  • Historic Sites

    Battle Mountain Forest Scenic Corridor is a historic site. The name commemorates one of the last battles between Native Americans and settlers in eastern Oregon. This confrontation took place near the park. The park also served as a Civilian Conservation Corps camp, whose members constructed the water system, installed picnic tables and built the large granite stone fireplace still available for use in the park.

  • Picnicking

    Picnic tables, a large granite stone fireplace, and potable water are available for use in the park.

Seasonality/Weather

Day-use area open mid-April (weather permitting) and closes October 15 (may remain open longer if weather permits). There is no fee to use this park. For information, call 1-800-551-6949.

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Directions

Driving

Highway 395 nine miles north of Ukiah.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(800) 551-6949

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