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.

Cape Lookout State Park
12/16/2019 through 12/19/2019
Emergency Closure
Cape Lookout State Park will be closed to new reservations and first come, first serve campers from December 16th to 19th. During this time the park will be working on urgent plumbing repairs. All existing reservations will be honored.

Tokatee Klootchman State Natural Site
12/05/2019 through 12/23/2019
Construction Advisory
Parking lot closed December 15th through December 23 for replacement of fence. Parking lot will reopen when project complete.

Milo McIver State Park
12/02/2019 through 12/31/2019
Construction Advisory
Estacada Lake will be closed due to construction beginning Decemeber 2nd, and will re-open Monday December 30th. Please contact the park office at 503-630-7150 for any questions.

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 excited to announce that Annual Day Use passes are on sale for $25 instead of $30 for one year. The sale runs until December 31, 2019 ONLY. 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 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. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 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.

Saddle Mountain State Natural Area
11/25/2019 through 12/06/2019
General Advisory
December 5, 2019 - Saddle Mountain public access closure EXTENDED to complete road repairs. The park will now reopen early morning December 14. Saddle Mountain will be closed to public access Nov. 25 - Dec. 6 for construction on the park's entrance road. The park will reopen early morning Dec. 7.

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 2019. 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.

Yaquina Bay State Recreation Site
11/22/2019 through 12/31/2019
Construction Advisory
Water lines are being replaced at Yaquina Bay State Recreation Area. Work will begin on November 25th and should be completed by December 25th. Restroom will remain closed until the completion of the project. Chemical toilets will be available.

Mongold (Detroit Lake)
11/20/2019
Emergency Closure
Mongold winter boat ramp will be closed beginning tomorrow 11/21/19 due to low lake levels. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers encountered an unforeseen repair to the big dam that required the draw down of the lake. At this time it is unknown how long the ramp will be closed.

Detroit Lake State Recreation Area
11/20/2019
Emergency Closure
Mongold winter boat ramp will be closed beginning tomorrow 11/21/19 due to low lake levels. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers encountered an unforeseen repair to the big dam that required the draw down of the lake. At this time it is unknown how long the ramp will be closed.

Joseph H. Stewart State Recreation Area
11/11/2019 through 02/01/2020
General Advisory
Due to low water levels, the boat ramp at Joseph Stewart State Park had been closed. The ramp will reopen once water levels reach 1810'.

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.

Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor
10/21/2019 through 12/13/2019
Construction Advisory
Natural Bridges trail section of the OCT is closed for construction work on the observation deck. This trail closure is from the Natural Bridges parking area south to milepost 346.1.

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 05/15/2020
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 at Tumalo State Park is completely closed for a sewer upgrade project until January 1, 2020. The Day Use area is open 7:00 am - 5:00 pm daily.

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.

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 closed December 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 11-3 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.