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Alerts & Notices

General Information

Public Use Restrictions

Public Use Restrictions are in effect on the Deschutes National Forest. For a full list of restrictions and exempted campgrounds please click here.

Click here to learn more about public use restrictions. 


  • Blue-Green Algae
  • West Bend Area Closure
  • Stop the Spread of Invasive Species


  • Critical Tepee Fire Closure
  • Critical Milli Fire Area Closure