Special Notices

Umpqua Lighthouse State Park
07/26/2017 through 07/31/2017
General Advisory
Dunes Fest will be in full swing in Winchester Bay. This event will cause some noise in our campgrounds due to the ATV operations on the dunes adjacent to our park. Please note that you will be able to hear the noise in the evenings and at night due to the high volume of users on the dunes during the festival.

Milo McIver State Park
07/01/2017
General Advisory
The Disc Golf Course will be closed to the general public 07/01/2017.

South Beach State Park
05/11/2017 through 05/11/2017
General Advisory
Please be advised Oregon State University (OSU) researchers, park staff and about 100 volunteers will be conducting a tsunami evacuation drill from 10am to 1pm. This drill will allow students/staff to see how people react in an emergency and for park staff to see how the current evacuation signs and paths are used. Participants will be placed around the park in various locations and given 30 minutes to reach a safe destination. All campers not participating will be encouraged to remain in their campsites. If you have any questions, please contact 800-551-6949 from M-F 8 to 5pm.

Fall Creek State Recreation Area
05/01/2017 through 05/31/2017
General Advisory
Cascara Campground and Fisherman's Point Group Camp will open May 1st, 2017 for the summer season. However, the campgrounds will be without water until further notice due to the installation of a new well. Drinking water will be available at Winberry Day Use area. A valid campground receipt is accepted as fee payment at Winberry. We are predicting that all ramps at Fall Creek Lake will be open and usable for the start of the season. We'll see you at the lake!

Milo McIver State Park
04/29/2017 through 04/30/2017
General Advisory
Please be advised there will be a disc golf tournament taking place on our course from 04/29 - 04/30. The course will be closed to the public.

Willamette Mission State Park
04/25/2017 through 05/03/2017
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.

Ecola State Park
04/25/2017 through 05/10/2017
Emergency Closure
April 21, 2017: Ecola State Park is CLOSED - A hole has opened in Ecola Park Road between two recently-repaired slides. For visitor's safety the park will remain closed until repairs can be made.

Fort Stevens State Park
04/25/2017 through 04/27/2017
Emergency Closure
The RV dump station is closed April 25-26 for an electrical upgrade

Humbug Mountain State Park
04/24/2017 through 04/28/2017
Emergency Closure
There will be bridge work going on this week at the Humbug Day Use. Crews will be in and out with equipment and the Day Use will be closed.

Smith Rock State Park
04/24/2017 through 05/26/2017
Construction Advisory
Upper Homestead Trail is closed for renovation. The lower section along the river will remain open. If possible the Upper section may be opened on the weekends. This project will significantly improve the trails condition.

Rooster Rock State Park
04/23/2017 through 05/08/2017
General Advisory
The Rooster Rock West disc golf course will be closed for a private event starting Friday May 5, 2017-Sunday May 7, 2017. The course will not be available for use at this time. Alternative courses in the area include: Rooster Rock East Course, Benson State Park Course, Dabney State Recreation Area.

Sunset Bay State Park
04/13/2017 through 05/16/2017
General Advisory
The Restroom building in Loop A will temporarily close for scheduled facility maintenance from Monday, May 1st – Monday May 15th. Visitors will be asked to use alternate facilities located in Loops C and D. This schedule is subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen maintenance on equipment. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience.

Guy W. Talbot State Park
04/10/2017 through 05/31/2017
Construction Advisory
From 7 am to 2 pm on Monday, Wednesday & Friday's the trail to the lower falls between the parking lot and Talbot Picnic area will be closed for trail construction. The lower falls can still be viewed from the viewing platform in the parking lot. No access to the lower falls during these times.

Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint
04/07/2017
General Advisory
The summit road gate will be opening for the season on 4/15/17 at 10:00 AM and closing at approximately 8:00 PM. This is subject to change without prior notice. Drinking water available on a seasonal basis.

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 06/30/2017
General Advisory
Oregon Coast Trail sections throughout Ecola State Park have experienced significant winter damage. Record precipitation has made trail repairs nearly impossible. Surface conditions and vegetative debris will remain a problem until crews can get a period of good weather. Even then, the work will likely continue through June. Thanks for your patience.

Oswald West State Park
04/07/2017 through 06/30/2017
General Advisory
Oregon Coast Trail sections throughout Oswald West State Park have experienced significant winter damage. Record precipitation has made trail repairs nearly impossible. Surface conditions and vegetative debris will remain a problem until crews can get a period of good weather. Even then, the work will likely continue through June. Thanks for your patience.

Ecola State Park
04/07/2017 through 10/31/2017
General Advisory
Indian Beach Trail CLOSED. This popular hike usually connects Ecola Point and Indian Beach day use areas. Excessive winter precipitation washed out a critical section of trail, requiring a significant re-route. It will take us many months to plan, obtain permits for and build the new route. 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.

Lake Owyhee State Park
04/06/2017
General Advisory
All boat ramps are functional and the reservoir is full for the first time in years. The courtesy dock at Indian Creek will not be functional until repairs to winter damage are made. With the exception of Indian Creek Campground, everything else will be open by Friday April 14, 2017.

Farewell Bend State Recreation Area
04/06/2017
General Advisory
Antelope Loop is closed until water supply repairs are complete. All other restrooms and facilities will be open on Friday April 7, 2017. Courtesy docks will not be installed until repairs to them have been completed.

Ontario State Recreation Site
04/06/2017
General Advisory
The Park is open, however, the restroom will not open until fixture repairs on the interior are complete and the river levels go down. The drain field area is currently under water.

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

Fort Stevens State Park
04/05/2017 through 08/31/2017
General Advisory
Mosquito control efforts are in place April-August 2017. Look for signs in the park for dates of control applications. Read the press release at http://oregonstateparks.org/index.cfm?do=v.dsp_newsStory&newsId=193 (copy the link and paste into your browser) and visit the project website at www.stateparksmosquito.org for more information.

Smith Rock State Park
04/04/2017 through 12/31/2017
General Advisory
The current restrictions on highlining are amended as of today 4-3-17 a. Highlines may be left up for 3 nights maximum outside of the raptor nesting season: July 31st thru December 31st. b. Lines must be detensioned or otherwise made unusable for general public when not attended. c. Exceptions to the one day rule during nesting season Jan 1st thru June 30th will be considered on a case by case basis as time allows. All other temporary restrictions are still in effect.

Banks-Vernonia State Trail
03/29/2017 through 05/31/2017
General Advisory
The Banks-Vernonia Trail is open, however, between mile marker 11.5 and 12.5 (Nowaskowski Road to Tophill trail head) a lot of mud remains on the trail. Please prepare for muddy conditions for your walk, run or ride!

Bullards Beach State Park
03/28/2017 through 05/19/2017
General Advisory
Spring camping closures are in effect. Loop B will remain closed until May 19th, while A and C Loops are open for camping. Sites in A & C Loops 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.

Detroit Lake State Recreation Area
03/24/2017
General Advisory
The G Ramp is now accessible for boat launching.

Smith Rock State Park
03/21/2017 through 07/31/2017
General Advisory
Bivouac walk in tent camping canyon rim sites are closed to protect nesting bald eagles. The Canyon Trail near the nest site is open but restricted to groups of 4 people or less, keep noise to a minimum, do not loiter in the area and stay on the designated trail. Please respect the closure areas and help protect these magnificent birds.

Smith Rock State Park
03/21/2017 through 08/31/2017
General Advisory
Falcon Climbing Closures: Picnic lunch wall above 100 feet. Also First Kiss climbing area. Please respect these closures to protect these amazing Falcons.

Wallowa River Wayside
03/21/2017 through 12/31/2017
General Advisory
This is a day use area only. No over night stays allowed.

Wallowa Lake Highway Forest State Scenic Corridor
03/21/2017 through 12/31/2017
General Advisory
This is a day use area only. No over night stays allowed.

Mongold (Detroit Lake)
03/15/2017
General Advisory
The Mongold main ramps are now open 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.

John B. Yeon State Scenic Corridor
03/14/2017 through 05/31/2017
Emergency Closure
The trail to Elowah falls is closed due to a landslide. The trail to Upper McCord Creek Falls is open for use.

Champoeg State Heritage Area
03/09/2017 through 05/31/2017
Construction Advisory
Ongoing roadway construction in campground. Potential delays up to 30 minutes to get into dump station. Campground remains open during construction. Beginning April 27th through May, the Group RV site and the yurts will be closed for construction of new roadways and paths.

Tryon Creek State Natural Area
02/21/2017
Emergency Closure
South Creek Trail is closed due to a land slide. ADA Trillium Trail Lower Loop has trail damage. Trillium Trail Upper Loop remains open.

Smith Rock State Park
02/15/2017 through 08/01/2017
General Advisory
Monument area Climbing Closure in effect from Friday February 17th- Tuesday August 1st 2017. Due to Golden Eagles nesting in the area, climbing routes, cliffs and gullies within 1100 feet of the nest are closed. Please refer to 2010 "Rock Climbing Smith Rock State Park" Guide Book by Alan Watts. See pages 244-270. CLOSED routes are numbers 1-44, which includes Cajun Cliff, Victoria Tower, Little Three Fingered Jack, Puddy's Tower, The Monument, Anglin's Buttress and French Tent Rock. Hiking trails, Staender Ridge and Juniper Spire (The Product) will remain open.

Silver Falls State Park
02/14/2017 through 05/01/2017
General Advisory
Due to multiple down tree, the southern section of the Perimeter Trail will be closed until further notice. At this time, this is the only trail closure. All waterfalls access is still open. When closures are in effect, please observe alternate trail options.

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

Crissey Field State Recreation Site
01/03/2017 through 04/30/2017
General Advisory
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.

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 Natural Area will remain open. For more information please go to: www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/swterwilliger

Devil's Lake State Recreation Area
11/18/2016 through 06/01/2017
General Advisory
A loop restroom building is closed for the winter season. B and C loop restroom/shower buildings are open. 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 & A- LOOP THROUGH MID-MAY.

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.

Minam State Recreation Area
11/01/2016 through 05/01/2017
General Advisory
No potable water at Minam Campground.

Cape Meares State Scenic Viewpoint
10/12/2016 through 10/01/2017
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 will close October 12, 2016 and will re-open in May 1, 2017

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.

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.

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 has been turned back on to camp sites.

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.

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.

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. Walk-in sites available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Walk-in sites not available online. • Starting November 1, 2016 through mid-May 2017; for Reservable Sites please check on line or call Reservations Northwest. • 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.

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.

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.

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.