Campfire Restrictions Lifted on Wild Portion of Lower Rogue River Effective October 13, 2021

SW Oregon - Thanks to continued cooler temperatures and precipitation received, officials with the Bureau of Land Management Medford District, Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest and Oregon Department of Forestry Southwest Oregon District are lifting all fire restrictions on those lands located within the boundaries of the Wild section of the Rogue National Wild and Scenic River. The Wild section flows from Grave Creek to the mouth of Watson Creek.

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Effective 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, all current public use restriction will be lifted.

The BLM administers the stretch of the river between Grave Creek and Marial, which is protected from fire by ODF Southwest. The Forest Service manages from Marial and downriver to the mouth of Watson Creek.

Wishing you a safe and enjoyable fall season recreating on your public lands!

This year, we invite everyone to reimagine your public lands as we celebrate 75 years of the BLM’s stewardship and service to the American people. The BLM manages approximately 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The agency’s mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. 

Release Date

Organization

Bureau of Land Management, US Forest Service, & Oregon Department of Forestry

Office

Medford District Office

Contacts

Name:
Kyle Sullivan, BLM Public Affairs Specialist
Name:
Virginia Gibbons, RRSNF Public Affairs Officer
Name:
Natalie Weber, ODF Public Information Officer