BLM Edson and Sixes recreation sites and campgrounds closed due to Anvil Fire


Bureau of Land Management

BLM Office:

Coos Bay District Office

Media Contact:

Valerie Lenhartzen

Coos Bay, Oregon – As a result of the Anvil Fire, the BLM is closing the Edson and Sixes campgrounds and recreation sites until further notice. This order is for the safety of the public and firefighter personnel.

Members of the public may not enter closed areas. All uses—including hiking, hunting and camping—are prohibited.

“This closure order is to keep the public and firefighters safe,” said Steve Lydick, Coos Bay District Manager. “The BLM continues to work closely with the fire team and county emergency managers on public safety measures resulting from the Anvil Fire.”

Maps of the closure areas are available on the Bureau of Land Management’s website at

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The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 western states, including Alaska, on behalf of the American people. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. Our mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.