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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Rogue National
Wild and Scenic River

Fire Precautions

Effective 09/25/13

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/Grave Creek to Foster Bar

  • Current fire regulations allow campfires.
  • All open fires within 400' of the river's edge must be contained in a fire pan.
  • All ashes, charcoal, and unburned material must be hauled out of the river corridor.
  • Fire restrictions may change so check with this office for updates.
  • Fireworks are prohibited.
  • View more about Wild Rogue River (Grave Creek to Foster Bar).

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

  • Current fire regulations allow campfires.
  • All open fires within 400' of the river's edge must be contained in a fire pan.
  • All ashes, charcoal, and unburned material must be hauled out of the river corridor.
  • Fire restrictions may change so check with this office for updates.
  • Fireworks are prohibited.
  • View more about Hellgate Recreation Area.

Tucker Flat Campground

  • Open fires are prohibited in the Tucker Flat Campground
  • Smoking and fireworks are prohibited.
  • Travelers must carry a shovel and a bucket (one-gallon minimum).
  • View more about Tucker Flat Campground.

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.