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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 on July 6th.

Please Note: The following float spaces will be given away starting July 7th by phone on a first call, first served basis. Phone hours are 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and our phone number is 541-479-3735

July
Day Date Spaces
Tue 7 4
Sun 12 2
Wed 15 25
Thu 16 19
Sun 19 5
Mon 27 9
August
Day Date Spaces
Currently, no float spaces for August.
September
Day Date Spaces
Wed 23 3
Mon 28 6
October
Day Date Spaces
Sun 4 17
Tue 6 29
Wed 7 45
Sat 10 14
Sun 11 51
Mon 12 77
Tue 13 44
Wed 14 84
Thu 15 34

Spaces = number of people