The Euro Stewardship/West Bend forest thinning project continues in the Phil's area and the USFS/Deschutes Nat'l Forest office has confirmed several forest service road (FSR) openings.
OPEN WEEKENDS FOR BIKERS, MOTORIZED & NON-MOTORIZED USE
FSR 4610 - Ben's, Kent's cross; popular dry camping access road off Skyliner's
FSR 4610-300 - aka The 300 road
Lower Whoops Trail
Pine Drops Trail
EXT Trail - runs parallel to 300 road
Storm King Trail – section between FSR 4615 and Upper Phil’s near the old Whoops bench
Phil’s Trail - aka Helipad or Upper Phil's (trail from old Whoops bench area to 300 road)
CLOSED 24/7 TO MOTORIZED TRAFFIC
FSR 4601-310 (aka Whoops Climb Road), 320 and 322 roads are not completed and remain closed to all motorized use, but open weekends for bikers and non-motorized use.
PLEASE NOTE: NO PARKING where the 300 road meets Skyliners. Thanks!
See updated map (dated 6/10/2021) and USFS press release below for more information.
Go to Deschutes Collaborative Forest Project for detailed information on the West Bend Project.