Cascade Head Research Area inaccessible on FSR 1861 due to landslide


A landslide occurred on Nov. 12, 2021 closing multiple sections of Forest Service Road (FSR) 1861.

The first landslide occurred about 100 feet west of Highway 101 on FSR 1861. The road is impassible and closed to vehicles. Hart’s Cove Trail #1303 can be accessed by hiking the Rainforest Trail #1310 (previously known as Cascade Head Trail). See map of road closure in Cascade Head area.

The second landslide occured near the town of Rose Lodge on a portion of the southern segment of FSR 1861. The closure starts near the FSR 1861 intersection with State Highway 18 and ends at the Forest Service boundary gate, approximately 1.5 miles northwest of State Highway 18.

View closure order and maps and the press release for more information. 

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