Special Notices

Bullards Beach State Park
01/01/2020 through 03/09/2020
Construction Advisory
Bullards Beach State Park Campground facilities, including all campsites, overnight restroom facilities, yurts, and the meeting hall will be closed January 1st, 2020, through March 9th, 2020, as the main sewer line for the campground is upgraded to accommodate increased demand and reduce service disruptions. The day use portion of the park will remain open with limited disruptions.

Deschutes River State Recreation Area
11/01/2019
General Advisory
Campground water in A loop and restrooms/showers will be shut off Nov. 1st. Portable toilets are available for visitor use. B, G and T loops are closed for the winter effective Nov. 1st.

Milo McIver State Park
10/30/2019
General Advisory
The disc golf course will be closed on 10/30/19 due to an event.

Willamette Mission State Park
10/22/2019 through 10/24/2019
General Advisory
The Southern loops of the Horse Trail will be closed October 23rd for invasive species treatments. All other trails are open. For further information contact Kevin at 503-393-1172 ext. 23.

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.

William M. Tugman State Park
10/22/2019 through 10/22/2020
General Advisory
Registration booth phone line is currently not working. Answering machine at registration booth is currently not working due to phone line issue. Repairs are scheduled to take place but not time frame to when it will be resolved. Please call Umpqua lighthouse State park at 541-271-4118 if you need to reach someone at William M. Tugman State Park for park inquiries.

Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor
10/21/2019 through 12/13/2019
Construction Advisory
Natural Bridges trail section of OCT is closed for construction work on the observation deck. Please use the OCT detour that follows Hwy 101 shoulder starting at milepost 346 south to the next pullout.

Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail - Tooth Rock Trailhead
10/15/2019 through 10/24/2019
Construction Advisory
The Toothrock trail head will be closed on Tuesday 10/22/19 and Wednesday 10/23/19 for a bridge construction project.

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.

Valley of the Rogue State Park
10/07/2019 through 11/01/2019
General Advisory
B-loop is closed early this year due to invasive weeds; puncture-vine aka goatheads. F-loop will remain open through October.

Tub Springs State Wayside
10/02/2019 through 11/01/2019
General Advisory
Tub Springs is back open for public use. For any further updates please bookmark this page and check back.

Minam State Recreation Area
10/01/2019 through 05/15/2020
General Advisory
Water to campground and day-use areas is closed for the season.

Tumalo State Park
10/01/2019 through 12/31/2019
Construction Advisory
The campground will be temporarily closed for a septic system upgrade. Day-use remains open.

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.

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.

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

L.L. Stub Stewart State Park
09/30/2019 through 11/29/2019
General Advisory
Please be advised that weather affects the trails and they can be slippery after rains. EVENTS: Bivouac Racing is holding a 1/2 and 1/4 marathon on Sunday 10/20/19 from 4 a.m. to 6 p.m. Approximately 100 participants will be running on the trails throughout the park. CLOSURES: 18 Hole Disc Golf - CLOSED on 11/16/19 for a planned event. The 9 hole course will be available to guests. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 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.

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.

Bullards Beach State Park
09/26/2019 through 10/26/2019
General Advisory
The boat ramp area at Bullards Beach State Park will be closed on Friday, October 25th for the seasonal removal of the docks. The boat ramp will be available the following day however visitors should be aware dock facilities will not be available until re-installation in spring.

Farewell Bend State Recreation Area
09/25/2019
General Advisory
Antelope and Brownlee Loops are closed for the season. Catfish loop is open. Oct 1st thru Nov 30th Camping is first come-first serve, cabins are reservations only. Water to the sites will be turned off on 10/30/2019. Water will stay on for the dump station and C-loop restroom. Campground and cabins close for the season on Dec 1st. Day use area remains open year round.

Ontario State Recreation Site
09/25/2019
General Advisory
Water is currently turned off due to a main line break. It will remain off and the system will be winterized on 10/30/2019

Lake Owyhee State Park
09/25/2019
General Advisory
Water to all campsites and cabins will be turned off, Monday 10/28/2019. Dry camping will be allowed after that date at Indian Creek Campground ONLY. Cabins remain available for reservations through 11/15/2019.

The Cove Palisades State Park
09/25/2019 through 05/14/2020
General Advisory
The Cove Palisades State Park consists of both the Crooked River campground and the Deschutes Campground. Currently, Crooked River campground and the three deluxe are reservable online and available for walk-ins. Crooked River 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. The Deschutes campground, group camp, and Lower Deschutes Day use area are closed for the 2019 season and will re-open spring of 2020.

Cape Lookout State Park
09/23/2019 through 11/01/2019
Construction Advisory
Please be advised the interpretive center and restroom building located in C-loop will be closed for construction for the next several weeks. Guests seeking restroom facilities will be able to use the main restroom building and showers in C Loop.

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.

Detroit Lake State Recreation Area
09/09/2019
General Advisory
The campground's boat moorages are now closed for the season.The campground's G boat launch ramp is accessible for launching non-motorized water craft only. 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.

Champoeg State Heritage Area
09/03/2019 through 10/31/2019
Construction Advisory
Pardon our dust and noise in and around the campground. Construction of the new septic system has begun.

Jasper State Recreation Site
09/03/2019
General Advisory
Drinking water at Jasper SRS is not available as staff work on finding and fixing a water leak. Restrooms will remain open and usable. Please plan on bringing water for drinking and washing.

Whale Watching Center
09/03/2019 through 12/04/2019
Construction Advisory
Depoe Bay Whale Watching Center will be closed for a Sewer system upgrade starting October 1st through November 30th 2019. The Whale Watching Center sewer project is expected to be completed 11/30/19. The Whale Center is scheduled to re-open on 12/4/19.

Collier Memorial State Park
09/01/2019 through 05/01/2020
General Advisory
Collier Memorial State Park Campground will remain open to walk-ins through October 31, 2019 depending on weather. Once closed the campground 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. Due to freezing temperatures the Horse Camp water, Spring Creek restroom, B-Loop Restroom, & water at the Dump Station are closed, they will reopen no later than May 1st, 2020.

Goose Lake State Recreation Area
09/01/2019 through 05/01/2020
General Advisory
Goose Lake Campground will remain open to walk-ins through October 31, 2019 depending on weather. Once closed Goose Lake Campground 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.

Unity Lake State Recreation Site
08/12/2019 through 10/31/2019
General Advisory
Campfires, charcoal briquettes, smoker fires (wood pellets), and portable propane fire rings are not allowed. Liquid fuel cooking stoves are allowed.

Willamette River Greenway
08/11/2019 through 10/31/2019
General Advisory
Campfires and open flames are currently prohibited at all Willamette River Greenway properties managed by OPRD. The fire ban applies to wood, charcoal, wood pellets, and all other flame sources that cannot be extinguished immediately. This includes propane fire pits. Liquid fuel stoves or cooking devices that can be turned off with a valve are permitted, but cannot be left unattended. Visitors planning a trip along the Willamette River should check for up-to-date information about fire restrictions by calling the state parks info line at 800-551-6949.

Prineville Reservoir State Park
07/29/2019
General Advisory
Effective July 29, these flame sources will be banned at all primitive campsites around the reservoir: campfires, open flames, propane fire rings, charcoal and charcoal briquettes. The ban applies to boat-in camping too. Campers in the park's main campground and Jasper Point are not affected by the ban. Wood pellet grills and liquid fuel cooking stoves are allowed.

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.

Dexter State Recreation Site
06/05/2019
General Advisory
The Columbia Drag Boat Association races will be held on June 15th and 16th, July 12th through 14th, September 14th and 15th. Dexter Lake will be closed to boating for these weekend . Lake access is available at Fall Creek Lake.

Lowell State Recreation Site
06/05/2019
General Advisory
The Columbia Drag Boat Association races will be held on June 15th and 16th, July 12th through 14th, September 14th and 15th. Dexter Lake will be closed to boating for these weekend . Lake access is available at Fall Creek Lake.

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.

Yaquina Bay State Recreation Site
05/09/2019 through 11/01/2019
Emergency Closure
The restroom at Yaquina Bay State Recreation Area will be closed until further notice. Chemical Toilets are in place. Old water lines have failed and we are in the process of getting new water lines ran to the restroom. The park remains open for public use.

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.

Wallowa Lake State Park
04/03/2019 through 11/30/2019
Construction Advisory
Construction from LaGrande, OR to Wallowa Lake State Park, Joseph, OR on HWY 82 has construction delays. Please check the current ODOT Trip Check, under Construction for highway ORE82.

Minam State Recreation Area
04/03/2019 through 11/30/2019
Construction Advisory
Construction from LaGrande, OR to Wallowa Lake State Park, Joseph, OR on HWY 82 has construction delays. Please check the current ODOT Trip Check; under Construction for highway ORE82.

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 11-3 daily, weather 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. 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

Champoeg State Heritage Area
02/15/2018 through 12/30/2019
Emergency Closure
The RV dump station at Champoeg State Heritage Area is closed. This is due to the failure of the septic drain field. There are plans to replace this drain field, expected to be completed in 2019. We are sorry for any inconvenience this causes. The nearest 24 hour RV Dump Stations are at the following locations: The City of Newberg Waste Water Treatment Plant, East Gate, 2301 Wynooski Road, Newberg, OR 97132 Debit/credit card kiosk: $5/dump; or Flying J Travel Center, 12334 Ehlen Rd NE, Aurora, OR 97002 (503) 678-1262 $10/dump.

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

White River Falls State Park
04/05/2017 through 12/31/2019
General Advisory
Kayaking is not allowed at White River Falls State Park, and swimming is not recommended due to dangerous river currents.

Smith Rock State Park
01/20/2017 through 12/31/2019
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.

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.