Southern Oregon 26 October 2022– This news release email was updated on October 26, 2022 to include a broader mailing address selection. The news release text remains the same.
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!