Know Before You Go: Current Conditions

NOTICE: Many roads, trails, campgrounds and other recreation sites are CLOSED due to fires.
For current fire closures click here

We want your visit to the Willamette National Forest to be enjoyable and safe. Please be aware that weather and road conditions can change very rapidly, and plan your trip accordingly. For additional updates follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

We love to hear from you! If you want to report road, trail or campground conditions, or to let us know about your visit, please contact us.

Conditions

Explore Recreation Opportunities on the Forest

Campgrounds

WARNING: Many roads, trails, campgrounds and other recreation sites are currently closed due to wildfires. For current fire closures click here

Campground conditions are listed under the recreation conditions report. Many campground and cabin reservations can be reserved online at www.recreation.gov or phone 1.877.444.6777.

Trails

WARNING: Many roads, trails, campgrounds and other recreation sites are currently closed due to wildfires. For current fire closures click here

There are over 500 trails on the Willamette National Forest from short day hikes to backpacks in the wilderness. We update individual trails if conditions change. View our hiking trails here.

Road Conditions

WARNING: Many roads, trails, campgrounds and other recreation sites are currently closed due to wildfires. For current fire closures click here

Only roads that have known closures, delays or hazards are reported. If you have questions about specific roads not listed, please contact the appropriate ranger station. View forest road conditions.

Weather

Area weather report from the National Weather Service. The Willamette National Forest spans a large area. Look for the weather report closest to your planned activity.

Detroit Ranger District (US Highway 22)
Detroit Ranger Station
Santiam Pass (including snow levels)

Sweet Home Ranger District (US Highway 20)
Sweet Home Ranger Station
Santiam Pass (including snow levels)

McKenzie River Ranger District (Hwy 126)
McKenzie River Travel Corridor 

Middle Fork Travel Ranger District (Hwy 58)
Oakridge
Willamette Pass (including snow levels)

River Hazard Warnings

Inflatables (i.e. air mattresses, pool toys and inner tubes) are not designed for river please avoid using these devices for river recreation. 

Oregon State Marine Board Reported Obstructions Alerts

USGS Current Conditions for Oregon: Streamflow

Current Fire Conditions

Fire Information: Wildfire activity on the Willamette National Forest ranging from fire danger levels, public use restrictions, and official closures.

Winter Recreation

Santiam Pass and Willamette Pass are the main winter recreation areas for winter sports on the forest. 

Sno-Park conditions are listed under the recreation conditions report.

Snow levels for sites across Oregon from the Natural Resources Conservation Services Snotel website can be found here.