Special Notices

Silver Falls State Park
01/20/2017 through 01/26/2017
Emergency Closure
Extreme caution is advised when using trails in and around Silver Falls State Park. Cold weather has caused icy conditions on the trails, walkways and parking lots throughout the park. It is highly recommended people use caution and if at all possible anti-slip protection. The Canyon Trail between Winter Falls Trail and the North Falls Trailhead is closed, as is the Upper North Falls Trail due to ice and a small landslide. All other trails are open, but winter conditions likely have downed trees and flooded sections. For clarification of this please call the park office at 503.873.8681 ex 23.

Mongold (Detroit Lake)
01/20/2017
General Advisory
The lake level has come up and the Mongold winter ramp will open on Saturday, January 21st. Please be aware that there may still be patches of snow and ice on the ramp.

Smith Rock State Park
01/20/2017 through 12/31/2017
General Advisory
Help Smith Rock: STAY ON DESIGNATED TRAILS + ESTABLISHED CLIMBER ACCESS, CONTROL YOUR DOG AT ALL TIMES, RESPECT OTHER VISITORS, BE PREPARED FOR YOUR RECREATIONAL ACTIVITY, LEAVE ALL ANIMALS AND PLANT LIFE AS YOU FIND THEM. Be an Upstander not a Bystander

Cape Meares State Scenic Viewpoint
01/18/2017 through 01/20/2017
Emergency Closure
Cape Meares State Scenic viewpoint roadway is closed as a result of high winds and numerous downed trees. The roadway will be reopened upon removal of downed trees and debris. We strongly encourage all guests from entering the area until it can be safely inspected by Park Rangers.

Tryon Creek State Natural Area
01/13/2017
Emergency Closure
High Bridge is closed until repairs can be made.

Banks-Vernonia State Trail
01/13/2017 through 01/31/2017
General Advisory
Banks-Vernonia Trail is currently closed - due to damage caused by heavy snow, ice and wind. Multiple trees down and active landslides create hazardous conditions. Rangers are working to clear the trail.

L.L. Stub Stewart State Park
01/13/2017 through 01/31/2017
General Advisory
Due to heavy snow and ice, the trails within L.L. Stub Stewart State Park have multiple limbs and possibly trees down - conditions are hazardous. Please use caution if using the trail.

Farewell Bend State Recreation Area
01/12/2017
General Advisory
Water is iced over. Brownlee and Antelope Loops are closed for the winter. Cabins in Catfish Loop will remain open for winter camping until January 31, 2017. Cabins will be closed February 2017 and resume reservations March 1,2017 through November 30, 2017. Due to heavy snowfall, Catfish Loop is limited to passenger vehicles only, and closed to individual campsite camping.

Willamette Mission State Park
01/10/2017 through 02/28/2017
General Advisory
The main access to Willamette Mission State Park is closed due to high water. The park may still be accessed by pedestrians at the North entrance, near the Wheatland Ferry.

Mongold (Detroit Lake)
01/09/2017 through 01/20/2017
General Advisory
The Mongold low water ramp is closed until further notice due to unusual low water at this time.

Crissey Field State Recreation Site
01/03/2017 through 04/30/2017
General Advisory
JANUARY thru APRIL HOURS: Open Friday thru Monday, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. To contact the Welcome Center at Crissey Field, call Travel Oregon at 503-967-1560; Welcome Center direct line: 541-469-4117; Parks business line: 541-469-0224.

Alsea Bay Historic Interpretive Center
01/01/2017 through 02/01/2017
General Advisory
The interpretive center will only be open on Thursdays for the month of January. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Collier Memorial State Park
12/27/2016 through 04/15/2017
General Advisory
Jackson F. Kimball campground is closed for the winter due to a large accumulation of snow. Spring Creek day use restrooms are also closed.

Smith Rock State Park
12/24/2016 through 02/28/2017
Emergency Closure
Chute trail is closed due to icy conditions. Sections of all park trails and climbers access routes may be impassable due to icy conditions.

Minam State Recreation Area
12/23/2016 through 01/31/2017
General Advisory
CAMPGROUND ROAD INTO THE PARK IS CLOSED DUE TO SNOW. THE ROAD IS NOT PLOWED.

Elijah Bristow State Park
12/12/2016 through 01/31/2017
Emergency Closure
All water has been shut off at Elijah Bristow State Park due to the cold weather. This includes the main restroom and water at the dog park. Water will be turned on as weather allows. Portable toilets will be available. In addition, restrooms are available at the Equestrian parking lot and at Dexter SRS.

Milo McIver State Park
12/09/2016 through 03/10/2017
General Advisory
The McIver Campground is currently closed. It will reopen to the public in March 10, 2017. Reservations can be made now by calling 1-800-452-5687 or going to www.oregonstateparks.org.

Harris Beach State Park
12/05/2016 through 02/28/2017
General Advisory
B-LOOP WINTER SITE CLOSURES. Due to a normal seasonal drop in usage, sites B11 thru B47* will be closed from December thru late February. *Exceptions: Yurt BX28 and ADA RV site B38 will remain open. The B restroom/shower building will be closed during this time. A and C restroom/shower buildings will remain open.

Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint
12/02/2016
General Advisory
Pilot Butte summit road gate is now closed for the winter. The road will remain closed to public vehicle traffic until spring 2017. The summit road closes to vehicles each winter, due to poor driving conditions, but the east side parking area remains open, allowing year-round access to the butte’s hiking trails.

Tryon Creek State Natural Area
12/01/2016 through 04/30/2017
Construction Advisory
Terwilliger Blvd will be closed between Hwy 43 and Castleridge Lane for sewer construction from December 5, 2016 to April 30th, 2017. Tryon Creek State Park will remain open. For more information please go to: www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/swterwilliger

Ecola State Park
11/28/2016 through 05/31/2017
Emergency Closure
Nov. 28, 2016: Indian Beach Road is closed until further notice because of hazardous road conditions caused by recent storm activity. Road repairs from the December, 2015 Pacific storm disaster are failing. In addition, the Ecola Point-to-Indian Beach Trail has suffered severe damage and is closed. The only services currently accessible at Ecola State Park are vehicle parking and restrooms at Ecola Point and the 0.9 mile Crescent Beach Trail.

Devil's Lake State Recreation Area
11/18/2016 through 03/01/2017
General Advisory
A loop restroom building is closed for the winter season. C loop restroom/shower building is open Friday through Sunday and closed during the week. B loop restroom/shower building is open year round. Part of A loop is closed to reservations due to yearly flooding, but is available as first come first served walk in camping as long as water levels are at a safe level.

Wallowa Lake State Park
11/15/2016 through 05/31/2017
General Advisory
RESTROOMS/SHOWERS AVAILABLE ONLY AT HEATED BUILDING BEHIND D21/D22 THROUGH MID-MAY.

Ecola State Park
11/03/2016 through 03/31/2017
General Advisory
The lower restroom at Ecola Point is closed for the winter. Utility issues require repair. We anticipate reopening April 1st.

Saddle Mountain State Natural Area
11/01/2016 through 04/30/2017
General Advisory
Saddle Mountain State Natural Area is closed for the winter. The park restroom is winterized and overnight camping is prohibited. The road leading to the park has been reopened and the parking area remains open as well. Please note that winter weather may cause the road to become impassable. Please use caution and always let someone know where you are going. Although the main and spur trails are open, winter weather and limited labor resources also mean a reduction in service levels at this location, which includes trail maintenance and repair. Please copy and paste http://oregonstateparks.org/index.cfm?do=main.loadFile&load=_siteFiles%2Fpublications%2FSaddle_Mt_Brochure_%28lowres%29115352.pdf into your web browser for more info.

Wallowa Lake State Park
11/01/2016 through 05/31/2017
General Advisory
Wallowa Lake State Park Docks and courtesy ramp have been removed for winter season.

Bullards Beach State Park
11/01/2016 through 03/15/2017
General Advisory
Seasonal camping closures are in effect. Loops A and B are closed for the season, while C Loop remains open for camping. Sites in C Loop are open to reservations with the exception of sites C48-C64, which are available for campers without reservations on a first come first serve basis. Sites that allow reservations that do not have a reservation on the day of arrival are available on a first come first serve basis for one night only. Non-reservation sites are available for up to 14 nights. All yurts, picnic shelters, horse camp sites and the meeting hall facilities remain open and available to reserve. The day use portion of the park is open to the public from dawn to dusk.

Cape Meares State Scenic Viewpoint
10/17/2016 through 04/30/2017
General Advisory
The park grounds are open. The lighthouse is now closed for the winter. Based on weather conditions , the lighthouse will re-open on weekends in May 2017

Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area
10/17/2016 through 02/28/2017
General Advisory
Cape Kiwanda is re-opened to the public. Please be cautious when driving on the beach as the sands have shifted and will be unstable in areas. Please be mindful of weather conditions as storms will push waves up over the cape and for your safety do not cross over into fenced off areas.

Milo McIver State Park
10/14/2016
General Advisory
No Potable Water. Water samples came back showing lead results higher than acceptable standards. As a precaution, campsite water is off and other water outlets have been marked "non-potable" until we can make repairs.

Cape Lookout State Park
10/12/2016 through 05/26/2017
General Advisory
The RV dump station at Cape Lookout is closed for the season. It will reopen again around Memorial Day.

Cape Lookout State Park
10/12/2016 through 05/22/2017
General Advisory
A and B loops as well as the back half of D loop in the campground are closed for the winter season. They will reopen again in May 2017.

Cape Meares State Scenic Viewpoint
10/12/2016 through 10/01/2017
Construction Advisory
The Three Cape Scenic Route is closed just north of Cape Meares. Visitors can still access Cape Meares State Scenic Viewpoint and Lighthouse by following Highway 131 through Netarts and Oceanside. From Oceanside follow the signs for Cape Meares. You will not be able to access Cape Meares State Scenic viewpoint from Bayocean Road. A mud slide has washed out the road between Cape Meares Lighthouse and Cape Meares Lake. The park grounds are open. The lighthouse and gift shop will close October 12, 2016 and will re-open in April 2017

Carl G. Washburne Memorial State Park
10/11/2016 through 04/30/2017
General Advisory
Walk In Tent sites close for the winter.

Carl G. Washburne Memorial State Park
10/07/2016
Construction Advisory
Valley Trail Bridge closed. No current available detour.

Chandler State Wayside
10/05/2016 through 04/01/2017
General Advisory
Chandler is closed due to freezing weather conditions.

Fall Creek State Recreation Area
10/01/2016 through 04/01/2017
General Advisory
Fall Creek SRA is closed for the winter season. North Shore launch will open April 1st. Cascara Campground and Winberry Day Use will open May 1st.

Jasper State Recreation Site
10/01/2016 through 04/30/2017
General Advisory
Jasper SRS is currently closed for the winter season. The park will open May 1st. You are welcome to park in the lot outside of the gate and walk into the park. However, there are no facilities available. Please remember leashes are still required at all times, with the exception of the enclosed off-leash area.

LaPine State Park
10/01/2016 through 04/30/2017
General Advisory
Middle Loop (sites 50-96) and North Loop (sites 100-148) are closed until May 1, 2017. South Loop (sites 1-44) is open year-round. Camp sites in South Loop cannot be reserved from October 1, 2016 through April 30, 2017 but are available for first-come, first-served camping. Water is off to South Loop camp sites until mid-April, 2017; site 36 has water for filling containers and RV tanks. Deluxe cabins, restrooms, and showers in South Loop have water year-round.

Cascadia State Park
10/01/2016 through 05/01/2017
General Advisory
Cascadia State Park campground and East day use area close on September 30th. The West day use area, with parking and vault toilet, is open year round. Walk-in access is available to Soda Creek Falls and the South Santiam River, but drinking water is not available.

Jasper Point (Prineville Reservoir)
09/30/2016 through 04/30/2017
General Advisory
Jasper Point State Park is closed for the winter season reopening on May 1st, 2017

Bullards Beach State Park
09/30/2016
General Advisory
Coquille River Lighthouse fog room tours and gift shop will close for the season on Friday, September 30th, 2016 at 5:00 pm. Access to the lighthouse grounds will remain open.

Nehalem Bay State Park
09/22/2016 through 05/24/2017
General Advisory
October, 2016 - The docks at our boat ramp have been pulled for the season. They will be back in place, weather and water conditions permitting, by May 15, 2017. On November 1st, 2016 we closed and winterized Loops D, E, F and Horse Camp. Loops A, B and C remain open. A & B Loops are reservable and C Loop offers first-come, first-served camping throughout the winter and early spring. Reservation and first-come, first-served inventory will be added during peak times, such as spring break, as needed.

The Cove Palisades State Park
09/22/2016 through 09/26/2016
General Advisory
A & B Loops of the Deschutes Campground are being renumbered. This will ultimately cause less confusion and make finding your way around much easier. If you have a favorite campsite, know that when you make reservations it will have a different site number. If you have questions, please call the park at 541-546-3412 or Reservations Northwest at 800-452-5687.

North Santiam State Recreation Area
09/22/2016 through 04/30/2017
General Advisory
Starting October 1st North Santiam State Park will be closed for camping. Camping will open again May 1st 2017. Day-use is available year-round.

Wallowa Lake State Park
09/22/2016 through 05/19/2017
General Advisory
• October 1, 2016 through mid-May the booth will be closed. Contact and Emergency numbers will be posted on the Self-Registration Kiosk. • Please stop and read the notice on how to register for Incoming Reservations and how to secure an open available site. • WATER is shut down to sites and buildings through mid-May. • Hookups, Non-Hookups and Yurts including a heated restroom/shower building and frost free water spigot (D17) are open year-round. Reserved Sites and posted Walk-In sites chosen by the Park will be plowed of snow for easier access during the winter. • Starting November 1, 2016 through mid-May 2017; for Reservable Sites please check on line or call Reservations Northwest. The park will have some First-Come-First Serve sites available during this period and they will be posted on the Self-Registration Kiosk near the Registration Booth. • You can call Reservations Northwest at 1.800.452.5687 (M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.) for updates and reservation status. • Thank you for choosing Wallowa Lake State Park as your camping destination. If you have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call. 541-432-4185 Ext. 26. If we miss your call and you have to leave a message, we check them daily and we will return your call.

Wallowa Lake State Park
09/22/2016 through 06/30/2017
Construction Advisory
Construction of 2 new restroom buildings in the B and C Loop at Wallowa Lake State Park will continue through July 1, 2017. These two loops are CLOSED.

Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint
09/21/2016
General Advisory
The summit road gate is opening at 10:00 AM and now closing at approximately 8:00 PM. This is subject to change without prior notice. Drinking water available on a seasonal basis.

Detroit Lake State Recreation Area
09/08/2016
General Advisory
The campground's boat moorages and boat launching ramps are now closed for the season. Please visit http://www.nwp.usace.army.mil/Missions/Water.aspx to view current lake levels at Detroit Lake Reservoir and other reservoirs in the Willamette Valley. The low-water ramp is now usable at the Mongold Day-Use Area.

Mongold (Detroit Lake)
08/29/2016
General Advisory
The Mongold courteous docks are no longer floating and the main ramps are closed for the season. The low water ramp is now open for launching. Please visit http://www.nwp.usace.army.mil/Missions/Water.aspx to view current lake levels at Detroit Lake Reservoir and other reservoirs in the Willamette Valley.

Prineville Reservoir State Park
08/23/2016 through 04/30/2017
General Advisory
The boat ramps at Jasper Point and Powder House Cove are closed due to low water. The boat ramp at Prineville Reservoir Day Use is open. Jasper Point campground and 'A' loop in the main campground are closed through April 30, 2017.

Harris Beach State Park
08/02/2016 through 05/25/2017
Construction Advisory
SITE CLOSURES. Due to an upcoming project, several Harris Beach reservable sites for Oct. 1, 2016 to May 25, 2017 have been closed to new reservations. Sites affected are C: 1, 3 & 4; and A: 24, 25, 26 & 27. These sites may be open at times during the closure, but are not open for reservation due to the varying dates and scope of the project work.

Heritage Landing (Deschutes)
06/17/2016 through 01/01/2025
General Advisory
This boat ramp requires a boater pass to access the Deschutes River. All passes are per person. Currently, 3 types of boater passes exist. (1) A Deschutes Boater Pass valid from the I-84 bridge up to Pelton Dam. Available online at www.boaterpass.com (2) Moody Island pass valid downstream from Moody Rapid and available self-pay at the boat ramp ($2/person/day) (3) Heritage to Columbia pass valid only from the boat ramp out to the Columbia River and available self-pay at the boat ramp (1$/person/day or a $15 annual)

Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail
06/03/2016
General Advisory
The Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail has re-opened from the Mark Hatfield visitor center through the Twin Tunnels to the Mark Hatfield trailhead to the east in Mosier. Bicyclists, pedestrians, and motorists using Rock Creek Rd/ Old Highway 30 through Mosier to access the trailhead -- please be aware of possible delays through the single-lane work zone.

Bullards Beach State Park
03/31/2016
General Advisory
Beginning January 1st, 2017, the number of pet-friendly yurts at Bullards Beach will increase from 3 to 6. Yurts C-25, C, and E will join C11, C-29, and F as facilities that allow up to 2 pets for an additional $10 fee.

Wygant State Natural Area
01/01/2016
General Advisory
Trails within the Mitchell Point trail system have had many issues associated with a winter storm that occurred in 2012. Wygant Trail is impassable at Perham Creek crossing due to a bridge that has washed out and Chetwoot Loop is only open from the junction of Wygant Trail and is impassable south of the power line corridor. See link from trail volunteer partners for updates: http://www.oregonhikers.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=23247

Seneca Fouts Memorial State Natural Area
01/01/2016
General Advisory
Trails within the Mitchell Point trail system have had many issues associated with a winter storm that occurred in 2012. Wygant Trail is impassable at Perham Creek crossing due to a bridge that has washed out and Chetwoot Loop is only open from the junction of Wygant Trail and is impassable south of the power line corridor. See link from trail volunteer partners for updates: http://www.oregonhikers.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=23247

Vinzenz Lausmann Memorial State Natural Area
01/01/2016
General Advisory
Trails within the Mitchell Point trail system have had many issues associated with a winter storm that occurred in 2012. Wygant Trail is impassable at Perham Creek crossing due to a bridge that has washed out and Chetwoot Loop is only open from the junction of Wygant Trail and is impassable south of the power line corridor. See link from trail volunteer partners for updates: http://www.oregonhikers.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=23247

Bullards Beach State Park
11/13/2015
General Advisory
Beginning October 2016, only 1 extra vehicle will be allowed in each campsite. Extra vehicles must park on pavement and pay a $7.00 per night extra vehicle fee. Only 1 RV is allowed per campsite.

OC and E Woods Line State Trail
10/20/2015
Emergency Closure
The Sprague River Bridge on the OC&E Line at milepost 52.31, just east of the Woods Line turn off, is unsafe for all traffic, including but not limited to pedestrian, bicycle, equestrian, ATV/OHV, and auto/truck traffic. Using this bridge could result in serious injury or death. To bypass this bridge take the Woods Line spur north to the Sycan Shops. From there take the public county road south to return to the OC&E. We would like to apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for visiting the OC&E Woods Line State Trail.

Munson Creek Falls State Natural Site
07/23/2015
General Advisory
Please note there are no restroom facilities at this location.

Heceta Head Lighthouse State Scenic Viewpoint
06/25/2015
General Advisory
Because of ongoing maintenance and inspections of the upper levels, tours currently only cover the outdoor area around the base of the lighthouse, and the ground floor of the tower. A new schedule will be announced when tours of the upper levels resume.

Bullards Beach State Park
05/18/2015
General Advisory
Due to safety concerns, no visitors will be allowed access to the tower of the Coquille River Lighthouse.

White River Falls State Park
07/18/2014
General Advisory
Swimming in the White River is not recommended due to dangerous river currents

Smith Rock State Park
07/18/2014 through 12/31/2017
General Advisory
Remote controlled aircraft are not allowed at Smith Rock State Park due to concerns regarding nesting raptors and sound reverberation that disturbs other park users.