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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Rogue National
Wild and Scenic River

Rogue River News & Updates

The Bear Camp Coastal Route is now OPEN!

Posted: 5/13/16

Rogue River (wild section) Pit Toilet Update

Posted: 5/13/16

  • Current Toilets CLOSED:
    • Rainie Falls (North)
    • Whiskey Creek
    • Jenny Creek
    • Battle Bar
  • Government (pit) toilets were slated for removal from the Rogue River corridor per the Federal Register in 1978, with knowledge of limited capacity for new pits. When a current toilet meets capacity, the pit will be filled and structure dismantled, restoring the resource to natural character.

Wild Rogue River Commercial and Noncommercial Permit Guidelines

Posted: 5/24/16

All Wild Section Rogue River boaters are asked to review one of the Wild Rogue River Permit Guideline Videos before going on their Wild Section Rogue River float trip. This includes Commercial and Noncommercial boaters.

Rogue River Ranch and Smullin Visitor Center at Rand

Posted: 5/24/16

  • Drinking water NOT available until further notice.

Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Permit

Posted: 5/24/16

Rogue River Trail Conditions Update

Posted: 5/13/16

Trail conditions may change due to weather events and natural shifts.

BLM section

  • Trail crew has removed all trees and debris slides from trail as of 04/15/16.

USFS section

  • Large tree down 1/2 mile past Marial Traihead. Very obstructing, very dense. Had to crawl through, can't go around due to terrain and brush. Difficult, but passable.
  • Big Madrone across trail just past Inspiration Point, before Blossom Bar Creek.
  • Large tree down just after Paradise Lodge, passable.
  • Tree/rockslide after 1/2 Moon Bar, passable.

Rainie Falls Trail is OPEN!

Posted: 5/13/16

  • Trail conditions may change due to weather events and natural shifts.
  • Trail crew has removed all trees and debris slides from trail as of 04/15/16.

How to Get a Wild Rogue Noncommercial Float Permit

Posted: 3/2/16

  • Visit the How to get a Permit page for additional options to get a float permit after the lottery process and keep a lookout for cancellations on the Float Space Openings page.
  • If you were successful in the lottery a 2016 Winner Letter with enclosures (PDF) has been sent to the party leader. This letter includes important information regarding the permit and floating on the river. You can view the individual documents on the Rogue River Permits page. They have been revised and updated for the 2016 season.
  • Smullin Visitor Center Phone Access Hours: May 5th–October 15th, 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, seven days a week.