Reminder: Specific year-round public use regulations apply to the following special areas:
Wallowa-Whitman: Grande Ronde River WAW Forest Order T-2010-WW-0616-07: Fire restrictions (campfire, smoking, driving off-road) are in effect on lands within a ¼ mile of the Grande Ronde River located in Wallowa county, OR.
Wallowa-Whitman: Snake River in Hells Canyon NRA WAW Forest Order 207-01: Yearlong fire restrictions (building, maintaining, attending or using fire or campfires) on land within a ¼ mile of the Snake River in Hells Canyon NRA.
o All lands within ¼ mile of Hells Canyon Reservoir between the mouth of Spring Creek and downstream to Hells Canyon Dam on the Oregon side only.
o All lands within ¼ mile of the Snake River on both sides of the river from Hells Canyon Dam downstream 71.5 river miles to the Oregon-Washington border at Snake River Mile 176.0.
Wallowa-Whitman: Eagle Cap Wilderness WAW Forest Order 357-02: Specific campfire restrictions in the Eagle Cap Wilderness such as:
o Building, maintaining, attending or using a camp fire within 100 feet of any lake or posted wetlands (36 CFR 261.52(a)).
o Building, maintaining, attending or using a camp fire within ¼ mile (1320 feet) of the following lakes: Bear Lake (Bear Cr. Area), Blue Lake, Chimney Lake, Dollar Lake, Eagle Lake, Frazier Lake, Little Frazier Lake, Glacier Lake, Hobo Lake, Ice lake, Jewett Lake, Laverty Lake, Maxwell Lake, Mirror Lake, Moccasin Lake, Prospect lake, Steamboat Lake, Sunshine Lake, Swamp Lake, Tombstone Lake, Traverse Lake, and Upper Lake. 36 CFR 261.52(a).
Forest Orders are issued when a National Forest Officer considers them necessary for the protection or administration of the National Forest, or for the promotion of public health, safety or welfare.
July 5- August 31: FSR 5184, FSR 5182 and FSR 5182510 in the Sheep Creek area south of Vey Meadows and west of Chicken Hill. The construction work will require the full 18 miles of these roads be closed during repairs, and the closure signs will be posted from FSR 51 and FSR 52.
Jully 11- August 11: FSR 5160 at Sheep Creek crossing. The closure area will include a one-half mile length of FSR 5160 and will be marked from FSR 51 and FSR 52.
Hells Canyon - Oregon/Wallowa Valley, Blackhorse Campground, Buck Creek NRA Trailhead, Buckhorn Campground, Buckhorn Tower Viewpoint, Bucks Crossing Trailhead, Chico Trailhead, Coverdale Campground, Cow Creek Trailhead, Coyote Campground, Dougherty Campground, Five Mile Overlook, Freezeout Trailhead, Frog Pond Trailhead, Granny View Overlook, Gumboot Creek Fish Interpretive Site, Hat Point Overlook and Day Use Area, Hat Point Trailhead, Hells Canyon Overlook, Hidden Campground, Horse Creek Overlook, Joseph Canyon Viewpoint, Lake Fork Campground, Lake Fork Creek Trailhead, Lick Creek Campground, Lick Creek Trailhead, Nez Perce National Historic Trail #1727, North Pine Rest Area, Ollokot Campground, PO Saddle Trailhead, Peavine Trail #O-1657, Red Hill Lookout Viewpoint, Saddle Creek Campground, Salt Creek Summit Sno-Park, Snake River Trail #1726, Tenderfoot Trailhead, Twin Lakes Campground, Twin Lakes HCNRA Trailhead, Vigne Campground, Warnock Corrals Trailhead, Western Rim National Recreation Trail #1774
The Hat Point/4240 Road will be closed during logging operations associated with the Five Mile Fire Salvage project. The anticipated closure date is July 11th – July 28th. This road will be closed to the public weekdays starting Monday at 4am through Thursday at 6pm. The road will reopen to the public from Thursday at 6 pm through Sunday evenings.
The road closure is for public safety while fire-killed trees that pose a risk to travelers are removed adjacent to the Hat Point/4240 Road.
Hells Canyon National Recreation Area- Snake River, Cache Creek Ranch, Dug Bar Trailhead and Boat Launch, Hells Canyon Creek Boat Launch, Hells Canyon Creek Visitor Center, Kirkwood Ranch, Pittsburg Campground, Pittsburg Landing Boat Launch, Pittsburg Rockart Interpretive Site, Snake River National Recreation Trail #102, Snake River Trailhead, Upper Pittsburg Landing Picnic Area, Hells Canyon Wilderness
Date(s): May 21, 2015
Bernard Creek Trail #58: Closed from Junction with Snake River National Recreation Trail #102 east to the intersection of Dry Diggins Ridge Trail #140 near McGaffee Cow Camp. Due to recent land a rockslides.
Collapse is located 1/4 mile south of Pittsburgh Landing. The trail is open for hiking, but not passable by stock animals at this time. Please use caution: There may be additional slides along the trail.