Alerts & Notices


  • Hwy 20 and Forest Road 2043 Closed Beginning August 2, 2016
  • Expect Delays on Aufderheide Scenic Byway (Forest Service Road 19)
  • EWEB Project Will Bring Road Delays to Trail Br


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

6/30/2016: Forest Order #DES-2008-002-01

Attached is the new Three Sisters Wilderness-Use Restriction Order for the Deschutes/Willamette National Forests.

Order Number:  DES-2008-002-01. This order replaces order DES-2008-002.
Effective:  06/30/2016
Type:  Wilderness – Use Restrictions
Area:  Three Sisters Wilderness
Duration:  until rescinded.

This order amends prohibition 8(b) to ADD the South Matthieu Lakes to the Fire Closure

Forest Order WIL 06-18-04-16-03 Dated 05/02/2016

Emergency road closure for Forest Road 2223 and 2207 (Halls Ridge) due to diesel fuel spill.

View More Public Notices

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.