Alerts & Notices


  • Hazard on McKenzie River below Frissell Boat Launch
  • Public Use Restrictions Issued
  • Fire Closure for portions of Bagby Trail #544 - Bull of the Woods - Mt. Hood NF
  • Closure for Deception Creek Fire - Middle Fork Ranger District
  • Closure for Bingham Complex Fire in Mt Jefferson Wilderness
  • Opal Creek Half Bridge Restricted Access for Public Safety
  • Terwilliger Hot Springs: Top Pool Closed for Safety
  • Trail Bridge Campground & Smith Reservoir: main access closed 9/15 for 2 weeks

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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.

Current Conditions

This current conditions page includes recreation updates, road conditions, links to fire information, weather, and other advisories.

Public Notices

Sinker Mountain Road Closure ORDER 18-2014-10-02

Closure of a section of roads 1912-653 and 1835 for safety. 

Camping Restrictions: Cougar Recreation Area & McKenzie River Trail Area 5-30-13

Camping restrictions in the Cougar Recreation Area and for an area along a section of the lower McKenzie River Trail.
(ORDER 18-2013-01-03)

Camping in these areas is only allowed in developed campgrounds.

  • Cougar Recreation Area description and map are Exhibit A
  • McKenzie River Trail area description and map are Exhibit B 

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