Alerts & Notices

General Information ~ Current Alerts & Closures

General Information

Trail Closures

Click here to learn about any trail closures associated with the West Bend Project.

Fire Alerts & Closures

Large column of smoke from a wildfireWhen wildfires impact recreation areas, roads, trails and other areas used by the public, the Forest Supervisor or BLM District Ranger can issue a closure restricting public access to the area. These closures not only keep the public safe, but also improve firefighter safety by limiting the number of vehicles on roads in the fire area. These closures are temporary, and will be lifted when the area is safe for the public to re-enter.

To learn more about fire in central Oregon, go to our Fire Information Portal.

Blue Green Algae

Blue Green Algae blooms can pose a health risk for you and your pets & livestock. Click here to learn more.

Public Use Restrictions

Click here to learn more.


  • Blue-Green Algae
  • Tumalo Falls Rd 4603, Trailhead & Parking Lot Temporarily Closed to All Traffic
  • Deschutes Fire Closures
  • Indian Ford Campground Bridge Closed to Equestrian Travel
  • Stop the Spread of Invasive Species
  • Help Protect Bats-White-nose Syndrome


  • Tumalo Falls Trailhead, Viewpoint, Parking Lot
  • Whychus Overlook Closure