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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Rogue National
Wild and Scenic River

Fire Precautions

Effective 6/30/2016

Campfires are regulated on the Rogue River, from the Applegate River to Marial, by the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF). Siskiyou National Forest regulates campfires from Marial to the coast.

Wild Rogue River

  • Campfires, including cooking fires and warming fires, are prohibited.
  • Regulations limit you to gas and propane stoves or charcoal briquettes in a raised fire pan.
  • Cooking and smoking is allowed on sand and gravel bars between the river and the high water mark, in areas naturally free of flammable vegetation.
  • Smoking is allowed on the water.
  • Fireworks are prohibited.
  • Each group must carry a shovel and a bucket (1-gallon minimum).
  • View more about Wild Rogue River (Grave Creek to Foster Bar).

Tucker Flat Campground

  • Campfires, including cooking fires and warming fires, are prohibited.
  • Cooking is allowed in portable stoves using liquefied or bottled fuels.
  • Fireworks are prohibited.
  • View more about Tucker Flat Campground.

Hellgate Recreation Area
(Mouth of Applegate River to Grave Creek)

  • Campfires, including cooking fires and warming fires, are prohibited.
  • Cooking is allowed using portable stoves using liquefied or bottled fuels.
  • Fireworks are prohibited.
  • View more about Hellgate Recreation Area.

NOTE: These restrictions will be strictly enforced. If a person is willful, malicious, or negligent in the origin of a fire, the Oregon Department of Forestry is required by state law ORS 477.068 to recover costs associated with suppressing the fire, and the responsible party will be billed for these costs. Parents can be held responsible for costs associated with suppressing fires started by children.

For more information, contact your local Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) office, Grants Pass ODF, 541-474-3152, or Medford ODF, 541-664-3328.