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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 April 7, 2015.

Please Note: The following float spaces will be given away starting May 5 by phone on a first call, first served basis. Phone hours are 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Phone number is 541-479-3735.

May
Day Date Spaces
Fri 15 4
Sat 16 12
Sun 17 28
Mon 18 24
Tue 19 41
Wed 20 5
June
Day Date Spaces
Currently, no float spaces for June.
July
Day Date Spaces
Currently, no float spaces for July.
August
Day Date Spaces
Currently, no float spaces for August.
September
Day Date Spaces
Thu 3 1
Mon 28 1
Tue 29 37
Wed 30 14
October
Day Date Spaces
Sun 4 80
Tue 6 51
Wed 7 49
Thu 8 6
Fri 9 64
Sat 10 40
Sun 11 66
Mon 12 77
Tue 13 51
Wed 14 84
Thu 15 54

Spaces = number of people