John Day River Boater Permit System Oregon/Washington BLM
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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

John Day River

NOTICE 8/20/18-Evacuation orders in place between Twickenham & Burnt Ranch and at Thritymile due to wildfire. Visit www.centraloregonfire.org. An online launch permit is required year-round and available here 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. The number of launch permits issued in 2018 will not be limited, so it is not necessary to obtain your permit until close to your launch date. Once issued, don't forget to confirm your permit between 10 and 30 days prior to your trip. Permit fees are non-refundable. FOR INFORMATION ABOUT THE THIRTYMILE LAUNCH, please copy and paste this link into your browser: https://www.blm.gov/or/permit/application/content/guides/thirtymile-2018-talking-points.pdf NOTICES: Starvation Lane is currently OPEN; The River Toilet Dump Station at Cottonwood is Unusable - please make alternate plans