Bureau of Land Management National Park Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Forest Service

Big Marsh Creek, Oregon

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Managing Agency:

U.S. Forest Service, Deschutes National Forest

Designated Reach:

October 28, 1988. From NE 1/4 Section 15, T26S, R6E to the confluence with Crescent Creek.


Recreational — 15.0 miles; Total — 15.0 miles.

Big Marsh Creek


Big Marsh Creek Management Plan (110 KB PDF)

Photo Credit: Tim Palmer

Big Marsh Creek

Big Marsh Creek meanders through a rare high-mountain marsh to its confluence with Crescent Creek. The upper portion of the river is in the Oregon Cascades National Recreation Area where there are great opportunities for viewing scenery and observing wildlife. The river has outstandingly remarkable scenic, vegetation, geologic and wildlife values.