UPDATED 8/7/15: Temporary public use restrictions with campfires, charcoal stoves and smoking in effect Aug. 7, 2015. New Forest Order bans campfires and charcoal stoves in many campgrounds east of Highway 101.
Tillamook to Newport, Battle Lake Trail #1302, Battle Lake Trailhead, Cascade Head Scenic Research Area, Cascade Head Trail #1310, Cascade Head Trail - North Trailhead, Cascade Head Trail - South Trailhead, Hart's Cove Trail #1303, Hart's Cove Trailhead, Castle Rock Campground, Drift Creek Falls Trail #1378, Drift Creek Falls Trailhead, Mt. Hebo Area, Hebo Lake Campground, Hebo Lake Day Use, Hebo Lake Loop Trail #1311, Mt Hebo Horse Trailhead, Pioneer-Indian Trail #1300, South Lake Dispersed Area, Niagara Falls Trail #1379, Niagara Falls Trailhead, Rocky Bend Campground, Sand Lake Recreation Area, Derrick Road Dispersed Camping Area, East Dunes Campground, Fisherman's Day Use, Sandbeach Campground, West Winds Campground, West Winds Day Use OHV Staging
Date(s): May 11, 2015 - Sep 30, 2015
The Siuslaw National Forest is working with the Oregon Department of Transportation in identifying and removing hazardous trees along Hwy 101 between Neotsu and Neskowin. Affected areas include trees within the Cascade Head Scenic Area. Only roadside trees that pose a significant risk to motorists will be removed. Trees are tentatively scheduled for removal in September 2015.
For more information, please contact Rick Little, ODOT, 541-726-2442.
To protect the threatened Western Snowy Plover, we cooperate with Oregon State Parks in restricting access to beaches near plover nesting areas during their breeding season. Restricted areas are marked.
Since 2013, dogs & kites are prohibited on beaches in both wet and dry sand areas within most Plover nesting areas from March 15 - September 15.
Please follow these guidelines in plover nesting areas:
DRY sand beach area is closed to all entry March 15 - September 15 for protection of nesting snowy plover.
WET sand beach areas are open year-round for hiking and horseback riding.
Dogs and kites are prohibited in BOTH dry and wet sand beach areas within most Plover nesting areas from March 15 - September 15
(See Details for maps & exceptions).