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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Rogue National
Wild and Scenic River

Float Space Openings

The Wild Rogue is a regulated use river with Noncommercial Permits required for floating between Grave Creek and Foster Bar from May 15 through October 15. Noncommercial Float Permits cost $10.00 per person, per trip. There are several ways to obtain a Noncommercial Permit to float the Wild Rogue River during the "regulated use" season.

October 16 through May 14 is the Off-season for noncommercial boaters. Non-commercial Off-season/Self-issue Permits are available online at: http://www.blm.gov/or/resources/recreation/rogue/files/off-season_permit.pdf.

Off-season Permits are also available in front of the Smullin Visitor Center or at the north end of the Grave Creek Bridge. Fire pans and portable toilets are required for all boaters.

For more information on noncommercial permits, check our About Permits page.

Smullin Visitor Center Phone Number: 541-479-3735

Visitor Center email address: BLM_OR_MD_Rogue_River_Mail@blm.gov

Visitor Center Phone Hours:

  • April 1–3, 6–7: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • April 8–May 4: Leave a message; phone messages will be answered within a week.
  • May 5–October 15: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Visitor Center doors will be open: May 5 through October 15, 2015 from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

This information was updated after 3:00 pm May 26, 2015.

Please Note: The following float spaces will be given away starting May 27th by phone on a first call, first served basis. Phone hours are 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Phone number is 541-479-3735.

May
Day Date Spaces
Wed 27 67
Thu 28 24
Fri 29 26
Sat 30 41
Sun 31 40
June
Day Date Spaces
Mon 1 48
Wed 3 7
Sat 6 29
Fri 12 10
Sun 28 12
July
Day Date Spaces
Currently, no float spaces for July.
August
Day Date Spaces
Currently, no float spaces for August.
September
Day Date Spaces
Wed 23 3
Mon 28 1
Tue 29 4
October
Day Date Spaces
Sat 3 3
Sun 4 46
Tue 6 41
Wed 7 49
Sat 10 14
Sun 11 66
Mon 12 77
Tue 13 44
Wed 14 84
Thu 15 54

Spaces = number of people