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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 p.m. October 15th, 2015.

Please Note: Please Note: The following float spaces will be given away starting October 15th 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.

Spaces = number of people