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Crooked River National Grassland

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Crooked River National Grassland

Crooked River National Grassland
IUCN category VI (protected area with sustainable use of natural resources)
Map showing the location of Crooked River National Grassland
Location Jefferson County, Oregon, USA
Nearest city Madras, Oregon
Coordinates [1]
Area 173,629 acres (70,265 ha)[2]
Governing body U.S. Forest Service
http://www.fs.usda.gov/ochoco

Crooked River National Grassland is a National Grassland located in Jefferson County in the north-central part of the U.S. state of Oregon. It has a land area of 173,629 acres (70,265 ha). It contains two National Wild and Scenic Rivers, the Deschutes River and the Crooked River. The grassland is managed together with the Ochoco National Forest from Forest Service offices in Prineville. There are local ranger district offices located in Madras, its nearest city.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Crooked River National Grassland".  
  2. ^ a b "About the Forest". U.S. Forest Service. Retrieved January 1, 2015. 

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