Eagle Creek Fire Response

Eagle Creek Fire was a fast-moving fire that impacted parts of the Columbia River Gorge in September 2017.  Explore the links below for the backstory, post-fire hazards to watch for, response efforts to date, and the ecological recovery of the forest. Trail and recreation site closures are still in effect – visit our Recreation page for up to date information.

A huge plume of smoke along the Columbia River

Fire Story & Data

Learn the story behind Eagle Creek Fire. Find maps and data...  

Trail work party PCTA and Mazamas.

Ongoing Work 

Learn about ongoing trail work, hazard mitigations, and repairs and how you can help...

Man in a hard hat.

How to Stay Safe

Learn about landscape hazards that remain for years after a major wildfire & get tips for visitors and residents on how to stay safe...

Blackened log on a trail in fall

Fire Ecology

Fire is a natural part of the landscape. Learn about how forests regenerate after fire and year-round fire management...