Special Notices

Bullards Beach State Park
11/01/2017
General Advisory
The boat ramp and parking area at Bullards Beach State Park will be closed on Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 for the seasonal removal of the docks. The boat ramp and parking area will be available the following day however visitors should be aware dock facilities will not be available until re-installation in spring.

Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint
10/17/2017 through 05/15/2018
General Advisory
This park remains open all year round; however, the drinking fountains are off for the winter. The summit road is currently open 10:00am - 8pm, but will close after it begins snowing until next spring.

Cline Falls State Scenic Viewpoint
10/17/2017 through 04/30/2018
General Advisory
This park remains open all year round, but the restroom building is closed for the winter. A portable toilet is available.

Bullards Beach State Park
10/16/2017 through 11/01/2017
General Advisory
Seasonal camping closures are in effect. Loop B is closed for the season and Loop A will be closing November 1st, 2017. C Loop remains open year round for camping. Sites in A and C Loops are open to reservations. 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. 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.

Carl G. Washburne Memorial State Park
10/15/2017 through 04/30/2018
General Advisory
Walk In Tent sites close for the winter.

Willamette Mission State Park
10/14/2017 through 10/19/2017
General Advisory
On Saturday, October 14, 2017, George Fox University will be hosting a multi-school cross country event at the day use area of Willamette Mission State Park. There may be limited Horse Trailer parking from 8 am-5 pm this day. Access to Mission Lake A and B picnic shelters will be limited to Race participants only. *TEMPORARY HORSE TRAIL CLOSURE* The southern most loop of the horse trail will be closed from Saturday the 14th through Wednesday the 18th for farm harvest. Signs will be posted on the trail as well.

Smith Rock State Park
10/14/2017 through 11/30/2017
General Advisory
Bivouac camping rates increase on November 1st to 8.00 per person per night.

Devil's Lake State Recreation Area
10/13/2017 through 06/14/2018
General Advisory
'A' loop will be closed for reservations from 10/16/17 thru 6/14/18 due to potential flooding. 'A' loop restroom will also be closed during this time frame, 'B' & 'C' loop restrooms/showers will remain open. Numerous other sites will be closed starting 10/16/17 due to potential flooding. As long as conditions are safe, these sites will be available for first come first serve camping. Please call 541-994-7341 or 541-994-2002 with any questions about current conditions of these campsites.

Minam State Recreation Area
10/13/2017
General Advisory
Minam State Park is closed for the season. This is not a winter recreation site. Please enter Minam at your own discretion as Oregon State Parks does not plow this road or remove snow.

Clay Myers State Natural Area at Whalen Island
10/12/2017 through 10/31/2017
General Advisory
Tillamook County is working on the Island Bridge. Expect congestion at the intersection of Island Road and Sandlake Road. Watch for heavy equipment and large trucks.

Tub Springs State Wayside
10/11/2017 through 06/08/2018
General Advisory
The tubs will be temporary closed EVERY second Thursday of each month for water sampling, routine service and cleaning.

Detroit Lake State Recreation Area
10/10/2017
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.

Mongold (Detroit Lake)
10/10/2017
General Advisory
The Mongold main ramps and docks are now closed for the season. The winter low water ramp is now open. 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.

LaPine State Park
10/05/2017 through 04/30/2018
General Advisory
Middle Loop (sites 50-96) and North Loop (sites 100-148) are closed until May 1, 2018. South Loop (sites 1-44) is open year-round. Camp sites in South Loop cannot be reserved from October 1, 2017 through April 30, 2018 but are open for first-come, first-served camping. Water is now turned off at camp sites through mid-April 2018. Water is available at site 36 for filling RV tanks. Cabins can be reserved year-round. Restrooms, showers and cabins in South Loop have water year-round.

Arizona Beach State Recreation Site
10/05/2017 through 02/28/2018
General Advisory
Please note that the Group Camp at Arizona Beach will now be available for reservations online and the phone through Reserve America. You can now make reservations up to 9 months in advance.

Wallowa Lake State Park
10/04/2017
General Advisory
Due to colder conditions- Wallowa Lake State Park has shut off all water and sewer to all sites. Electric hookups are available in B-loop.

Wallowa Lake State Park
10/04/2017
General Advisory
Closures: D-loop, C-loop, E-loop, and A- loop are closed for the 2017 season. B loop is open to reservations online as well as our yurts. There are more sites available daily on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Wallowa Lake State Park
10/04/2017
General Advisory
Restrooms are available during the fall and winter months located in B-loop and D-loop (located next to group camp and the yurts).

Tumalo State Park
10/01/2017 through 04/30/2018
General Advisory
Winter closures for Tumalo State Park are now in effect for: Loop A (which includes hiker/biker camping), Loop C and Group Camp. Loop B remains open all year round with full hook-up sites, tent sites and yurts. Day-use also remains open; however, the restroom building is closed and a portable toilet is available near the fee machine. Day-use picnic areas are not reservable during the winter closure period.

Deschutes River State Recreation Area
10/01/2017 through 04/15/2018
General Advisory
Camping is first come, first serve from Nov. 1 until mid-April

Jasper State Recreation Site
10/01/2017 through 04/30/2018
Construction Advisory
Jasper SRS will be closing September 30th for the winter season. The park will open May 1st, 2018. Starting October 2nd, construction work to replace culverts under the entrance road will close the park to all entry. After construction is completed, you are welcome to park in the lot outside of the gate and walk into the park during daylight hours. However, there are no facilities available. Please remember leashes are still required at all times, with the exception of the enclosed off-leash area.

Cascadia State Park
10/01/2017 through 05/01/2018
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 will not be available.

Bullards Beach State Park
09/30/2017
General Advisory
The Coquille River Lighthouse fog room and gift shop will be closed for the season starting at 5:00 pm on Saturday, September 30th, 2017. Access to the lighthouse grounds will remain open.

Collier Memorial State Park
09/29/2017 through 05/16/2018
General Advisory
Collier Campground is closing Sunday October 1st, 2017 at 1pm. The campground will open in May 2018. Reservations can be made for May 15th-September 30th, 2018 through www.oregonstateparks.org or by calling 1-800-452-5687

Ainsworth State Park
09/23/2017
Emergency Closure
The Historic Highway is currently closed at Larch Mountain Road due to the Eagle Creek Fire

Bridal Veil Falls State Scenic Viewpoint
09/23/2017
Emergency Closure
The Historic Highway is currently closed at Larch Mountain Road due to the Eagle Creek Fire

Dabney State Recreation Area
09/23/2017
General Advisory
The Historic Highway is currently closed at Larch Mountain Road due to the Eagle Creek Fire

Guy W. Talbot State Park
09/23/2017
Emergency Closure
The Historic Highway is currently closed at Larch Mountain Road due to the Eagle Creek Fire

Portland Women's Forum State Scenic Viewpoint
09/23/2017
General Advisory
The Historic Highway is currently closed at Larch Mountain Road due to the Eagle Creek Fire

John B. Yeon State Scenic Corridor
09/23/2017
Emergency Closure
Closed because of the Eagle Creek Fire. Park staff will assess possible fire damage to trails, vegetation, parking areas and minor structures. This initial review will take time and the following parks will remain closed until they are safe for visitors. The opening dates will be determined later.

North Santiam State Recreation Area
09/19/2017 through 04/30/2018
General Advisory
Starting October 1st North Santiam State Park will be closed for camping. Camping will open again May 1st 2018. Day-use is available year-round.

The Cove Palisades State Park
09/19/2017 through 12/15/2017
General Advisory
Campfire ban has been lifted. Tiki torches are not permitted. Please keep fires small. Your cooperation and understanding during the ban was greatly appreciated.

Devil's Lake State Recreation Area
09/19/2017 through 06/01/2018
General Advisory
Devil's Lake State Recreation Area Campground requires inputting a shower code to enter the campground showers. Get your shower code when you check in at the Registration Booth. If Registration Booth is closed at the time you arrive, please see a Host or Park Staff to get the shower code.

Farewell Bend State Recreation Area
09/17/2017
Construction Advisory
Due to an Idaho Power Bank stabilization project, beginning Sept 17, 2017, A-Loop will be closed. First come first serve sites will be available in B and C camp loops. Available camp site numbers will be posted at the pay stations located at the entrance of both B and C loops. One half of the boat ramp will remain open for public use while the other 1/2 will be used for equipment access. Construction work will run 6:30 am - 6:30 pm Monday-Saturday until completion. Park users are advised to stay out of the construction zone and use caution on park roads.

Sunset Beach State Recreation Site
09/05/2017
General Advisory
No beach fires

Ainsworth State Park
09/05/2017
Emergency Closure
Ainsworth State Park is CLOSED because of the Eagle Creek Fire.

Viento State Park
09/05/2017
Emergency Closure
Closed because of the Eagle Creek Fire. Park staff will assess possible fire damage to trails, vegetation, parking areas and minor structures. This initial review will take time and the following parks will remain closed until they are safe for visitors. The opening dates will be determined later.

Benson State Recreation Area
09/05/2017
Emergency Closure
Closed because of the Eagle Creek Fire. Park staff will assess possible fire damage to trails, vegetation, parking areas and minor structures. This initial review will take time and the following parks will remain closed until they are safe for visitors. The opening dates will be determined later.

Bridal Veil Falls State Scenic Viewpoint
09/05/2017
Emergency Closure
Closed because of the Eagle Creek Fire. Park staff will assess possible fire damage to trails, vegetation, parking areas and minor structures. This initial review will take time and the following parks will remain closed until they are safe for visitors. The opening dates will be determined later.

Shepperd's Dell State Natural Area
09/05/2017
Emergency Closure
Closed because of the Eagle Creek Fire. Park staff will assess possible fire damage to trails, vegetation, parking areas and minor structures. This initial review will take time and the following parks will remain closed until they are safe for visitors. The opening dates will be determined later.

George W. Joseph State Natural Area
09/05/2017
Emergency Closure
Closed because of the Eagle Creek Fire. Park staff will assess possible fire damage to trails, vegetation, parking areas and minor structures. This initial review will take time and the following parks will remain closed until they are safe for visitors. The opening dates will be determined later.

Guy W. Talbot State Park
09/05/2017
Emergency Closure
Closed because of the Eagle Creek Fire. Park staff will assess possible fire damage to trails, vegetation, parking areas and minor structures. This initial review will take time and the following parks will remain closed until they are safe for visitors. The opening dates will be determined later.

Crown Point State Scenic Corridor
09/05/2017
Emergency Closure
Closed because of the Eagle Creek Fire. Park staff will assess possible fire damage to trails, vegetation, parking areas and minor structures. This initial review will take time and the following parks will remain closed until they are safe for visitors. The opening dates will be determined later.

Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail
09/05/2017
Emergency Closure
The West Mark O. Hatfield trailhead is open and the trail to The Dalles is open. The rest of the trail is CLOSED because of the Eagle Creek Fire. Park staff will assess possible fire damage to trails, vegetation, parking areas and minor structures. This initial review will take time and the following parks will remain closed until they are safe for visitors. The opening dates will be determined later.

Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail - Bridge of the Gods Trailhead
09/05/2017
Emergency Closure
All trail heads for the Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail are CLOSED because of the Eagle Creek Fire.

Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail - Tooth Rock Trailhead
09/05/2017
Emergency Closure
All trail heads for the Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail are CLOSED because of the Eagle Creek Fire.

Starvation Creek State Park
09/05/2017 through 09/08/2017
Emergency Closure
Starvation Trailhead is closed which includes all trails including The Historic Hwy and the trails up Mount Defiance

Joseph H. Stewart State Recreation Area
09/04/2017 through 11/30/2017
General Advisory
CAUTION-The boat ramp at Joseph Stewart State Park day use area has low water. Use caution when launching and loading large boats. The Army Corp of Engineers has a boat ramp on the other side of the lake.

John B. Yeon State Scenic Corridor
09/03/2017
Emergency Closure
The Historic Columbia River Highway Trail west of Cascade Locks is CLOSED because of the Eagle Creek Fire.

Nehalem Bay State Park
08/24/2017 through 05/24/2018
General Advisory
We will be removing the courtesy docks from our boat ramp for the winter during the week of September 25th. We anticipate having the courtesy docks back in place in mid-May, 2018. Beginning October 1st, 2017, Loops D, E, and F will become available for first-come, first-served camping only during the winter months. Loops A, B & C and the horse camp will remain open to reservations year-round. Please note that this is a seasonal closure. Loops D, E and F will again be reservable from May 25th through September 30th, 2018. IMPORTANT: Winter rains bring flooding to the campground. Please understand that it may become necessary to completely close some sites or sections of the campground due to high water. Please also be prepared to accept another site if your preferred site is unusable.

Tub Springs State Wayside
08/20/2017 through 10/31/2017
Construction Advisory
Water is back on at Tub Springs! Construction advisory: The fence separating the parking lot and picnic area has broken in a couple sections. Repairs to fence will be made soon and temporary bracing is up. Please do not climb or lean on fence. Please observe all posted signage and construction barricades at this time, thank you.

Alderwood State Wayside
08/15/2017 through 10/31/2017
General Advisory
Effective Wednesday, Aug. 16, all Oregon State Parks will restrict open flames and campfires, including fires on all Oregon beaches. Briquettes, tiki-style torches and candles are also prohibited until further notice. Only fuel sources that can be turned off instantly, such as propane stoves and propane fire pits, will be allowed.

Alfred A. Loeb State Park
08/15/2017 through 08/23/2017
General Advisory
Smokey conditions and falling ash in the park caused by the Chetco Bar Fire burning north of the park. NO CAMP FIRES: Effective Wednesday, Aug. 16, all Oregon State Parks will restrict open flames and campfires, including fires on all Oregon beaches. Briquettes, tiki-style torches and candles (Citronella, too) are also prohibited until further notice. Only fuel sources that can be turned off instantly, such as propane stoves and propane fire pits, will be allowed.

Harris Beach State Park
08/15/2017 through 05/25/2018
Construction Advisory
Harris Beach campground will be under construction beginning Oct. 1, 2017 thru just before the Memorial Day holiday, 2018. This will be Phase II of our electric, water, sewer, paving, trail upgrade. During this time, "C" Loop will be reservable with the exception of Yurt C-2 and campsites C1, 3 and 4. "D" Loop will be open on a first come, first served basis. "A" and "B" Loop sites, and the Hiker-Biker area will be under construction and unavailable.

Heceta Head Lighthouse State Scenic Viewpoint
08/15/2017
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.

Hug Point State Recreation Site
07/26/2017
General Advisory
Please be aware of the tide when exploring the beach and headlands of Hug Point State Recreation Site! It is possible to become stranded by the incoming tide when exploring the point. Tide and sand conditions change with the seasons. If in doubt, don't go out! You can access tide information by copying and pasting this link into your browser: http://tides.willyweather.com/or/tillamook-county/hug-point.html

Crissey Field State Recreation Site
07/22/2017 through 10/31/2017
General Advisory
HOURS: Open Daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To contact the Welcome Center at Crissey Field, call Travel Oregon at 503-967-1560; or the Welcome Center direct line: 541-469-4117; or the Parks business line: 541-469-0224.

Dexter State Recreation Site
07/17/2017 through 10/31/2017
General Advisory
Effective Wednesday, Aug. 16, all Oregon State Parks will restrict open flames and campfires, including fires on all Oregon beaches. Briquettes, tiki-style torches and candles are also prohibited until further notice. Only fuel sources that can be turned off instantly, such as propane stoves and propane fire pits, will be allowed. Also, as a reminder, there is no smoking outside of your vehicle at Dexter SRS.

Elijah Bristow State Park
07/17/2017 through 10/31/2017
General Advisory
Effective Wednesday, Aug. 16, all Oregon State Parks will restrict open flames and campfires, including fires on all Oregon beaches. Briquettes, tiki-style torches and candles are also prohibited until further notice. Only fuel sources that can be turned off instantly, such as propane stoves and propane fire pits, will be allowed.

Alderwood State Wayside
06/13/2017 through 06/01/2018
General Advisory
There is active erosion along the banks of the Long Tom River. Please use caution and stay behind any fencing. High water conditions in the winter may cause sections of bank to collapse.

Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint
05/19/2017
General Advisory
Effective 05/19/17, the summit road gate will be open for longer summer hours. It opens at approximately 10:00 AM and closes at 10:00 PM. This is subject to change without prior notice. Drinking water available on a seasonal basis.

Jasper State Recreation Site
05/04/2017 through 10/31/2017
General Advisory
Drinking water systems return to service. Voluntary water tests last year turned up lead in a couple of spots. Flushing the water lines regularly controls the problem and the system is back in service. See note below for more information.

Ecola State Park
04/07/2017 through 04/12/2017
Emergency Closure
Clatsop Loop Trail is closed due to recent storm activity. Trees are down across the trail and will not be removed until it is safe to do so.

Ecola State Park
04/07/2017 through 04/30/2018
General Advisory
Indian Beach Trail CLOSED. This popular hike usually connects Ecola Point and Indian Beach day use areas. Excessive precipitation from the 2016-17 winter washed out a critical section of trail, requiring a significant re-route. We must plan, obtain permits for and build the new route. It is unknown at this time when that work will be completed. In the meantime, PLEASE do not attempt this trail by creating your own detour. Besides being potentially dangerous, user-created trails can cause serious damage to some of Oregon's most precious natural resources. Thank you for your consideration.

White River Falls State Park
04/05/2017 through 12/31/2017
General Advisory
Kayaking is not allowed at White River State Park

Smith Rock State Park
01/20/2017 through 12/31/2017
General Advisory
HELP SMITH ROCK: Stay on designated trails and established climbing access routes, Control your dog at all times, Respect other visitors, Be prepared for your recreational activity, Leave all animals and plants as you find them. BE AN UPSTANDER NOT A BYSTANDER.

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 butteā€™s hiking trails.

George W. Joseph State Natural Area
10/24/2016
General Advisory
The Historic Highway is currently closed at Larch Mountain Road due to the Eagle Creek Fire

Cape Meares State Scenic Viewpoint
10/12/2016 through 04/30/2017
General 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 are closed for the winter season. The lighthouse is scheduled to open the first part of May 2018.

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.

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.

Heritage Landing (Deschutes)
06/17/2016 through 01/01/2025
General Advisory
A boater pass is required at Heritage Landing Boat Ramp for anyone using a watercraft/floating device to access the Deschutes River or the Columbia River. All passes are per person. Currently, 3 boater passes exist: 1.) Deschutes River Boater Pass: valid above Moody Rapid (from the Pelton Dam down to the I-84 bridge at Heritage Landing). Available for purchase online at: www.recreation.gov. If accessing the Deschutes River below Moody Rapid only, just a Moody Island Boater Pass is required. 2.) Moody Island Boater Pass: valid downstream from Moody Rapid (between the campground & Heritage Landing) and available for purchase at the self-pay kiosks ($2/per person/per day) 3.) Heritage to Columbia Boater Pass: valid only from the Heritage Landing boat ramp out to the Columbia River and available for purchase at the self-pay kiosk at Heritage Landing boat ramp ($1/per person/per day) Also, a $15 annual pass can be purchased at the park office.

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. Chetwoot Loop is closed and there is no bridge over Perham Creek. Wygant trail is open. 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. The bridge at Perham Creek crossing due to a has washed out and Chetwoot Loop is is closed. Wygant Trail is open 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. At this time the Chetwoot trail is closed and there is no bridge across Perham Creek. 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.

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

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.