Alerts & Notices

Forest Orders

Find a list of all current Forest Orders, which set the local rules, regulations, and closures that apply on National Forest System lands in the Columbia River Gorge.  

Recreation Site Status and Conditions

Find the latest closures, conditions, and tips about what to expect on our recreation site webpages before you head out. 

Weather and Road Conditions

The Columbia River Gorge spans multiple climate systems and two states. Check road and weather conditions before coming. 


  • Waterfall Corridor Timed Use Permits begin May 24
  • Closure Update: Eagle Creek Fire
  • Wyeth Campground Water System Notification
  • Firewood available again
  • Spring weekend hiking permits for Dog Mountain
  • Drones prohibited in wilderness and select recreation sites
  • Klickitat Mile One Overnight Use & Large Boat Launch Prohibition
  • Guard against car theft

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