Alerts & Notices


Know Before You Go: Current Conditions

This current conditions page for the Willamette National Forest includes recreation updates, road conditions, links to fire information, weather, and other advisories.

Blue Green Algae Blooms

When the weather stays hot in the summer, Blue-green Algae sometimes blooms in lakes and reservoirs in Oregon. Find out more  about these blooms and what precautions to take.

Public Notices

Electronic Code of Federal Regulations – US Forest Service

The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) annual edition is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the departments and agencies of the Federal Government produced by the Office of the Federal Register (OFR) and the Government Publishing Office.

Order 06-18-01-16-11 Smith Lo Road Area Closure

This order closes an area along Forest Service Road 2600-730 from the junction of road 2600-730 with the McKenzie River Trail (Trail # 3507) to the crest of Smith Dam. Entry is prohibited from the eastern road edge to 50 feet east of the road edge and from the western road edge to 50 feet west of the west bank of Smith River in the Smith Bypass Reach. All areas closed by this order are located within T14SR06ES36, T15SR06ES01, T15SR06ES02, T14SR06ESII.

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Notes About Updates

  • Know Before You Go: Current Conditions
    We generally update the conditions report weekly during the seasons when the snow level is changing. If you don't see an update for a particular week, it probably means that conditions haven't changed significantly.