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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

John Day River

NO permit is required to boat during January 2020. Permits for May 1-July 15 will be available beginning March 4th. An online launch permit is required year-round to boat all sections of the Mainstem downstream of Spray. Permits to boat upstream of Spray are encouraged and available here and at launch points. Once issued, don't forget to log-in and confirm your permit between 10 and 30 days prior to your trip. Permit fees are non-refundable. NOTICES: THIRTYMILE launch access is CLOSED until April 16. For updated information, copy and paste this link into your browser: https://www.blm.gov/or/permit/application/thirtymile-info.pdf STARVATION LANE launch access is OPEN, however the ramp is washed out. The River Toilet Dump Stations at Clarno & Cottonwood are CLOSED-please make alternate plans.