Special Notices

Nehalem Bay State Park
10/18/2020 through 01/31/2021
Construction Advisory
We’ve closed all 18 yurts in the Nehalem Bay campground beginning October 18, 2020. The closure extends through the end of January, 2021. Some fairly in-depth renovations are planned, including electrical rewiring, new heaters and structural element replacement. If we can get done and open some or all yurts sooner, we will!

Tub Springs State Wayside
02/05/2020 through 02/06/2020
General Advisory
Please be advised: Tub Springs will be closed on Wednesday, February 5 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for repairs.

Alderwood State Wayside
02/04/2020 through 02/06/2020
General Advisory
Alderwood State Wayside will be closed for parking lot maintenance from February 4th through February 6th.

Dexter State Recreation Site
02/02/2020 through 02/02/2020
General Advisory
Dexter Disc Golf Course will be closed to public use on Sunday February 2nd from 9:00am - 4:00pm for the Universal Play Disc Golf Tournament.

Smith Rock State Park
02/01/2020 through 08/01/2020
General Advisory
Due to Raptor courting and nesting seasons the following areas are closed or restricted February 1st-July 31, 2020: -Bivouac tent sites along rim. Camping prohibited along rim only. -Letter of agreement required for photography along cliff rim in Bivouac. -Canyon trail near eagle nest restricted, travel in groups of 4 or less and keep noise to a minimum. Falcon Closures in place for February 1st-July 15th, 2020 until otherwise updated: -Picnic Lunch Wall and First Kiss climbing areas: See closure signs posted at park.

Smith Rock State Park
02/01/2020 through 07/31/2020
General Advisory
Smith Rock will be instituting a park-wide ban on drones effective February 1st for raptor nesting season.

Devil's Lake State Recreation Area
01/28/2020 through 02/03/2020
Emergency Closure
The park is closed through Monday, February 3rd due to flooding.

Joseph H. Stewart State Recreation Area
01/28/2020 through 02/08/2020
General Advisory
The Boat Ramp located in the Joseph Stewart State Park Day Use area has been reopened due to sufficient water levels within Lost Creek Lake.

Elijah Bristow State Park
01/24/2020
General Advisory
The equestrian area horse mounting ramp is now closed while repairs are being made.

Clyde Holliday State Recreation Site
01/24/2020 through 02/29/2020
General Advisory
Clyde Holliday SRS campground will open on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020.

Willamette Mission State Park
01/20/2020 through 02/02/2020
General Advisory
Due to flooding, the main road into Willamette Mission and access to the equestrian trails is closed. Parking is still available by the flagpole near the start of the Vision Trail, which remains open although access may be affected by high water. Due to flooding, the trailhead located near the Wheatland Ferry is also closed. Visitors are advised to exercise extra caution near the river while the water level remains high as the current moves quickly and conditions can change suddenly and unexpectedly.

Silver Falls State Park
01/10/2020 through 02/14/2020
Construction Advisory
Slight delays anticipated on HWY 214 as ODOT brushes the roadside. Work expected to take a month, beginning January 13th.

Whale Watching Center
01/01/2020 through 03/03/2020
Construction Advisory
The Depoe Bay Whale Watching Center will be closed January and February. Interpretive displays are being installed during this time.

Nehalem Bay State Park
01/01/2020 through 12/31/2099
General Advisory
The meeting hall is closed to reservations, but remains open on a first-come, first-served basis. Please speak with staff after arrival about renting the meeting hall during your visit. The reservation closure is necessary as we consider transitioning this under-used facility to a visitor center/registration area. For more information, call the park at 503-368-5943.

LaPine State Park
12/31/2019 through 04/30/2020
General Advisory
AS OF 1/1/2020 FOUR SOUTH LOOP CAMPGROUND RV SITES WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR RESERVATIONS DURING THE WINTER SEASON. SITES 9, 12, 32, 34. This is addition to the parks cabins. Non-reservable /1st come 1st serve camp/rv sites are also available in the south loop campground.

Cottonwood Canyon State Park
12/23/2019
General Advisory
Phones are currently down at Cottonwood Canyon. For information, please call Deschutes State Recreation Area at (541) 739-2322

Devil's Lake State Recreation Area
12/16/2019 through 02/14/2020
Construction Advisory
Interpretive boardwalk at the Devils Lake overnight campground is temporarily closed for minor maintenance. It will be reopened as soon as all repairs can be made. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Alfred A. Loeb State Park
12/09/2019 through 03/31/2020
Emergency Closure
The Riverview trail is closed at approximately. 25 miles from the parking area, due to a failed culvert and erosion issues. For your safety please do not cross safety barriers.

Jackson F. Kimball State Recreation Site
12/02/2019 through 05/01/2020
General Advisory
Jackson F. Kimball is closed for the season and will open no later than May 1, 2020.

LaPine State Park
12/02/2019 through 03/31/2020
General Advisory
The Big Tree day use area access road has been closed for the winter season. The main day use area parking access road has also been closed for the winter season. Both roads will be reopened in early Spring 2020. McGregor viewpoint parking and the trail head parking area will remain open weather permitting.

Farewell Bend State Recreation Area
12/01/2019
General Advisory
Campground and cabins are closed for the season. Day use area remains open year round.

L.L. Stub Stewart State Park
12/01/2019 through 04/30/2020
General Advisory
We are a fee (day use/parking) Park. Please remember to either pay your day use fee or purchase an annual pass. Please be advised that weather affects the trails and they can be slippery after rains. SEASONAL CLOSURES: - HORSE CAMP - November 01, 2019 - April 15, 2020 - DAIRY CREEK EAST - December 1, 2019 - March 1, 2020 - BROOKE CREEK HIKE-IN - December 15, 2019 - February 29, 2020 - Then closed for forest thinning from May 2020 - May 2021 (will update as information becomes available) ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Stub Stewart State Park Trail Closure: Permanently Closed — The following trail systems are closed : - Bucking pass - Lower Matchcutter *** If you have any questions please contact a member of the park staff.

The Cove Palisades State Park
11/26/2019 through 05/01/2020
General Advisory
The Cove Palisades State Park campground consists of two campgrounds and three day use areas residing on Lake Billy Chinook. Currently, all campgrounds and cabins are closed till the spring of 2020. The Upper Deschutes day use area and Crooked River day use area are open all year round.

Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint
11/24/2019 through 04/30/2020
General Advisory
Pilot Butte's summit road gate will close for the winter beginning Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 8:00 pm. The road will remain closed to public vehicle traffic until spring 2020. The summit road closes to vehicles each winter, due to poor driving conditions; the east side parking area remains open, allowing year-round access to the butte’s hiking trails.

Crissey Field State Recreation Site
11/01/2019 through 04/30/2020
General Advisory
FALL-SPRING HOURS: OPEN Fri. thru Mon., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Closed Tue., Wed., Thur. 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.

Deschutes River State Recreation Area
10/29/2019
General Advisory
Starting Nov. 1st, the campground water in A loop and restrooms/showers are shut off for the winter, and restrooms at Heritage Landing are closed. Portable toilets are available for visitor use. B, G and T loops are closed for the winter effective Nov. 1st. All sites are first come first serve with no reservations accepted.

White River Falls State Park
10/29/2019
General Advisory
White River Falls State Park potable water is turned off and the restrooms are closed. A port-a-potty is on-site. The main gate will be closing November 1st but parking access is available.

Ecola State Park
10/28/2019
General Advisory
The road leading to the Indian Beach parking area will be closed starting 10/28/19 for the removal of hazard trees. The Ecola Point parking area will remain open during this time. We anticipate re-opening the road on Friday morning, 11/1/19. Upon completion of the Indian Beach section of road, work will begin on the main entrance road, which may result in a temporary closure of the park- please check the website for updates.

Peter Skene Ogden State Scenic Viewpoint
10/22/2019
General Advisory
Please be aware of cliff features at the wayside. Pets need to be leashed at all times.

Devil's Lake State Recreation Area
10/21/2019 through 05/18/2020
General Advisory
A' loop will be on a seasonal closure from 10/21/19 thru 5/18/20. 'A' loop restroom will also be closed during this time frame, 'B' & 'C' loop restrooms/showers will remain open. Numerous other sites will be on seasonal closures starting 10/21/19. 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.

Carl G. Washburne Memorial State Park
10/15/2019 through 04/30/2020
General Advisory
Walk In Tent sites closed for the winter. The following sites 33, 35, 37, 41, 47,49, 51, 53, or 58 will be priced tent price for the winter.

Valley of the Rogue State Park
10/07/2019 through 10/01/2030
General Advisory
Yurts are reservation only. You will not be able to walk-into a yurt @ Valley of the Rogue. This decision has been made at the park level due to misuse, vandalism and damage to facilities. Apologies for the inconvenience. We are trying to keep the facilities nice for everyone to be able to use.

Valley of the Rogue State Park
10/07/2019 through 10/01/2020
Emergency Closure
Dump Station is closed! We need to repair the sewer line before we can open. This may take some time as we may have to perform extensive work to get it operational.

Minam State Recreation Area
10/01/2019 through 05/01/2020
General Advisory
Winter closures are in effect. The road to the campground is not maintained and water is shut off for the season.

LaPine State Park
10/01/2019 through 04/30/2020
General Advisory
Middle Loop (sites 50-96) and North Loop (sites 100-148) are closed and will re-open on May 1, 2020. South Loop (sites 1-44) is open year-round. Camp sites in South Loop cannot be reserved from October 1, 2020 through April 30, 2020 but are open for first-come, first-served camping. Cabins can be reserved year-round. Water will be been turned off to South Loop camp sites and rustic cabins. Restrooms, showers and deluxe cabins in South Loop have water year-round.

Prineville Reservoir State Park
10/01/2019 through 04/15/2020
General Advisory
Seasonal Closures: A Loop will be closed from October 1st - April 30th. B and most of C Loops do not have water hookups from October 15th - April 15th. During this time sites C7, C8, C9, C11, C13, C14 and C21 are the only sites with water hookups. Electricity and sewer hookups are not turned off during this time.

Jasper Point (Prineville Reservoir)
09/30/2019 through 04/30/2020
General Advisory
Jasper Point State Park is closed for the winter.

Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint
09/30/2019 through 04/01/2020
General Advisory
The summit road is currently open 10:00am - 8pm. This is weather permitting and will eventually close for the winter.

Ontario State Recreation Site
09/25/2019
General Advisory
Water is turned off due to a main line break. It will remain off and the system will be winterized.

Lake Owyhee State Park
09/25/2019
General Advisory
Water to all campsites and cabins are turned off. Dry camping is ONLY allowed at Indian Creek Campground. Cabins are closed until March 1st

The Cove Palisades State Park
09/25/2019 through 05/14/2020
General Advisory
The Cove Palisades State Park campground consists of four loops making two campgrounds. Currently, E-loop campground and the three deluxe cabins are reservable online and available for walk-ins. E-loop campground will be closed to all camping on November 23, 2019 till spring of 2020. The deluxe cabins will be closed starting December 2nd and re-open spring of 2020. (A, B & C loop) campground, group camp, and Lower Deschutes Day use area are closed for the 2019 season and will re-open spring of 2020.

Mongold (Detroit Lake)
09/17/2019
General Advisory
The Mongold winter low water ramp is now open. The Mongold main ramps are now closed for the season. Please visit http://www.nwd-wc.usace.army.mil/dd/common/projects/www/det.html to view current lake levels at Detroit Lake Reservoir and other reservoirs in the Willamette Valley.

Nehalem Bay State Park
09/11/2019 through 05/20/2020
General Advisory
We have removed the courtesy docks from our boat ramp for the winter. We anticipate having the courtesy docks back in place in mid-May, 2020. 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.

Collier Memorial State Park
09/01/2019 through 05/01/2020
General Advisory
Collier Memorial State Park Campground is currently closed and will re-open no later than May 1, 2020 at 4pm. Reservations may be made 9 months in advance for the Collier Campground by going online to oregonstateparks.org or calling 1-800-452-5687.

Goose Lake State Recreation Area
09/01/2019 through 05/01/2020
General Advisory
Goose Lake Campground is closed for the season and will re-open no later than May 1, 2020 at 4pm. Goose Lake Day Use area will remain open for winter.

LaPine State Park
08/31/2019 through 03/31/2020
Construction Advisory
Attention Construction Closure = Boat Ramp / Kayak Launch Parking Area! Do Not Enter Boat Ramp / Kayak Launch Parking Area! From Monday Sept 30th thru March 2020. Construction! Heavy equipment - On-Site! This project will stabilize the river bank, include a restroom, ADA picnic area and new car and truck/trailer parking. Please call the park office if you have questions 541-536-2428 We apologize for any inconvenience.

Nehalem Bay State Park
07/11/2019
General Advisory
The route to our address at 34600 Garey St. winds through a community. Kids, pets and wildlife are at play. Please be courteous, obey all traffic rules and take it slow.

Ecola State Park
06/25/2019
General Advisory
Ecola Point to Indian Beach Trail CLOSED. When open, this popular hike connects Ecola Point and Indian Beach day use areas. Excessive precipitation from the 2016-17 winter caused a large landslide that took out a critical section of trail, requiring a significant re-route. Work on the reroute is in progress, but may not be completed until early 2020. This is an active worksite. PLEASE honor the closure by staying out of the area. Do not attempt this route 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.

Coquille Myrtle Grove State Natural Site
06/24/2019
General Advisory
Please remember: Fireworks of any kind are prohibited on all Oregon beaches and in all Oregon State Parks.

Hoffman Memorial State Wayside
06/24/2019
General Advisory
Please remember: Fireworks of any kind are prohibited on all Oregon beaches and in all Oregon State Parks.

Alfred A. Loeb State Park
05/15/2019 through 03/31/2020
Construction Advisory
LOEB CABINS WILL BE CLOSED Feb. and March, 2020 for construction repairs, painting, etc. Sorry for the inconvenience this may cause our valued visitors, but we must do this every few years in order to keep the cabins in great shape so they will last for the years to come.

Valley of the Rogue State Park
05/10/2019 through 09/30/2020
General Advisory
Laundry facilities are closed until necessary repairs can be made. The city of Rogue River laundry mat at exit 48 is the closest facility. Sorry for the inconvenience. We are awaiting the Commission of the Blind to replace the old obsolete machines.

Elijah Bristow State Park
04/25/2019
General Advisory
The bridge on the Lost Creek section of the Elk trail at Elijah Bristow is impassable. The bridge and that section of trail are closed, please plan your route accordingly.

Saddle Mountain State Natural Area
04/15/2019
General Advisory
The Saddle Mountain restrooms and campground have re-opened for the 2019 season. We anticipate intermittent closures for upcoming maintenance projects - please check the Saddle Mountain web page for updates.

Valley of the Rogue State Park
04/12/2019 through 09/09/2020
General Advisory
Meeting Hall facility in F-loop has changed. The building has been renovated as a Beaver Lodge! This space will be used for our Junior Ranger programs for ages 6-12 from Memorial Day through Labor Day. This space will no longer be available for rent or use for large gatherings. We hope to be able to provide a meeting space in the Program Area/Amphitheater in the near future. Apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Starvation Creek State Park
03/01/2019
Emergency Closure
Starvation Ridge Cut-Off trail is closed due to a landslide. Mount Defiance trail from Hole-in-the-Wall falls is open.

Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail - Tooth Rock Trailhead
11/26/2018
General Advisory
Paved trail and parking lot are open. Natural surface trails remain closed due to the 2017 Eagle Creek Fire.

Heceta Head Lighthouse State Scenic Viewpoint
11/01/2018
General Advisory
Heceta Head Lighthouse is currently closed, lighthouse grounds, oil houses and trail remain open. Staff are available to answer questions 11-2 daily during the winter months and 11-3 daily during the remainder of the year weather and staffing dependent.

John B. Yeon State Scenic Corridor
10/01/2018
Emergency Closure
John B. Yeon Scenic Corridor is open ONLY to the paved sections of the Historic Highway State Trail. The trails to Elowah, Upper McCord Creek etc. remain closed at this time due to the Eagle Creek Fire.

Detroit Lake State Recreation Area
09/01/2018
General Advisory
Please be aware that lake levels are significantly lowered in the fall and winter seasons. Boat slips and boat ramps in the overnight campground become unusable by October. There is a winter ramp at Mongold that allows for launching through the winter unless the lake level drops below the minimum pool level of 1450. Please visit http://www.nwd-wc.usace.army.mil/dd/common/projects/www/det.html to view current lake levels at Detroit Lake Reservoir and other reservoirs in the Willamette Valley.

Smith Rock State Park
07/19/2018
General Advisory
Camp fires are not permitted year round due to the dry high desert climate at the park.

Champoeg State Heritage Area
07/01/2018 through 12/31/2028
General Advisory
We currently do not allow kiddie pools in the Park due to the following: the need to conserve water as ordered by Governor Kate Brown’s Executive Order 15-09 and due to resource protection as the camp sites get pretty torn up with these pools. There is also a potential liability issue if pool left unattended

Tub Springs State Wayside
10/11/2017 through 06/08/2021
General Advisory
The tubs will be temporary closed EVERY second Wednesday of each month for water sampling, routine service and cleaning.

Shepperd's Dell State Natural Area
09/05/2017
Emergency Closure
Remains closed because of the 2017 Eagle Creek Fire.

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

Cape Meares State Scenic Viewpoint
10/12/2016 through 04/30/2020
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. Please do not follow GPS directions for Bay Ocean Road, you will not be able to access Cape Meares State Scenic viewpoint. A mud slide has washed out the road between Cape Meares Lighthouse and Cape Meares Lake. The Lighthouse (and gift shop) are closed for the winter season and will reopen in May 2020. Park grounds are open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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
11/13/2015
General Advisory
Only 1 extra vehicle will be allowed in each campsite (maximum of two vehicles total per 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.