Volcanic cinders from Mt. McLoughlin, deposited over 20,000 acres, act as a large underground reservoir.
Large springs on the edges of the deposit provide domestic and industrial water to Medford.
Timber to the north and west harvested . . . — — Map (db m112880) HM
In 1910 a lightning caused fire ravaged 12,000 acres on these slopes, destroying valuable timber.
Nature has replaced many of the trees through natural seeding. This can be seen by the young saplings below the line of mature timber near the . . . — — Map (db m112879) HM
On August 1, 1929, while fighting the Camas Creek fire in Washington, Douglas C. Ingram lost his life. This Ponderosa pine, a seedling at the time of his death, is preserved in his memory as a monument to his guidance and inspirations to all land . . . — — Map (db m112837) HM
Early-day explorers, settlers, and rangers named some the the places in the forest. "Whiskey Spring" apparently received its name as part of an "alcoholic" theme, along with "Rye Spring" and "Bourbon Spring" to the south. Also a few miles to the . . . — — Map (db m112878) HM