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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, and 4–7 (Friday and Monday-Thursday): 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • April 8 through May 4: phone messages will be monitored, calls will be answered within a few days
  • 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 on October 13, 2016, at 3:30 pm.

Please Note: The following float spaces will be given away starting October 14, 2016 by phone on a first call, first served basis. Phone hours are 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time. Phone number is 541-479-3735.

Spaces = number of people