Campfire Restrictions Lifted on Wild Portion of Lower Rogue River Effective October 26, 2022

Joint News Release
Bureau of Land Management, Medford District
USDA Forest Service, Rogue River - Siskiyou National Forest
Oregon Department of Forestry, Southwest Oregon District

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.

Effective 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, October 26, 2022, 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!

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.

Release Date


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


Medford District Office


Kyle Sullivan, BLM Public Affairs Specialist
Margueritte Hickman, RRSNF Public Information Officer
Natalie Weber, ODF Public Information Officer