Wildfire and Windstorm Updates

Last update: 10/14/2021

Bull Complex on the Clackamas River Ranger District (2021)

Riverside Fire on the Clackamas River Ranger District (2020 fire)


Hazard trees in the Riverside Fire on the Mt. Hood National Forest

 

White River Fire on the Barlow Ranger District (2020 fire)

  • The White River Fire area has a closure area in place.  Read the text of the Forest Order here. Find the closure map here.
  • Part of Forest Road 48 was damaged and repairs and hazard tree work has been ongoing since summer. This section of FR 48 will reopen when work is completed. Read the Forest Order & closure map for details.

Windstorm on the Zigzag Ranger District (2020 storm)

  • On Labor Day 2020 extreme fire weather with strong east winds brought down thousands and thousands of trees on Mt. Hood.  
  • The Timberline Trail may still be impassable in sections.
  • Forest and volunteer crews are working on clearing the trails, but many in Wilderness will not be clear in 2021.
  • Be alert for hazards such as downed trees, loose rocks, unstable slopes, and hanging limbs. (Look up for hazards too!)

Lionshead Fire on the Clackamas River RD & the Willamette National Forest (2020 fire)

  • Olallie Lake Resort and its cabins are open, as of July 22, 2021.  Only Olallie Lake, Olallie Lake Resort, Olallie Meadow Campground, Triangle Campground, Paul Dennis Campground, the Olallie Lake Guard Station, and the boat ramp/picnic area are open.  Anything outside of these areas will remain closed due to hazard trees and debris.
  • Some campgrounds like Peninsula & Horseshoe Lake have suffered extensive damage and will not open in 2021. The area is filled with dead and weakened hazard trees and is closed for now. View photos of the Olallie Lake area after the Lionshead Fire.
  • View the Mt. Hood closure map that includes the Olallie area as well as the Pacific Crest Trail.
  • The Pacific Crest Trail is closed between Pamelia Lake on the Willamette National Forest and Timothy Lake on Mt. Hood National Forest. More info about travelling the PCT in 2021 is found on the PCTA website. 




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