There are five officially designated wilderness areas within Deschutes National Forest that are part of the National Wilderness Preservation System. All of them are shared administratively with neighboring National Forests (as indicated).
- Diamond Peak Wilderness (partly in Willamette NF)
- Mount Jefferson Wilderness (mostly in Willamette NF; partly in Mount Hood NF)
- Mount Thielsen Wilderness (mostly in Winema NF (46.99%) or in Umpqua NF (40.36%))
- Mount Washington Wilderness (mostly in Willamette NF)
- Three Sisters Wilderness (mostly in Willamette NF)
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