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

Blue Pool Closure - Order 06-18-01-16-10

Closure of areas and roads in the Tamolitch Blue Pool area for the protection of public safety. This order is needed due to ongoing fire suppression activities occurring within the area.

Three Sisters Wilderness Restrictions - Order DES-2008-002-01

Places use restrictions on the Three Sisters Wilderness, within the Deschutes and Willamette National Forests, due to re-occurring conflicts, resource damage, and related hazards within the identified areas, increased wilderness related recreation, as well as to provide for employee, and public safety.

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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.