This stretch of river is protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry’s Grants Pass Unit. The fire danger level will be “extreme” (red) on state, private, county and Bureau of Land Management lands in Jackson and Josephine counties starting at 1:00 a.m. Thursday.
In addition, the following fire prevention measures remain in effect in the ODF-protected portion of the Wild and Scenic section of the Rogue River:
- Smoking is prohibited while traveling, except in boats on the water, and on sand or gravel bars that lie between water and high water marks that are free of vegetation.
- A shovel and a one-gallon or larger bucket are required of all travelers.
- Fireworks are prohibited
For further information about fire restrictions in all parts of the Wild and Scenic Section of the Rogue River, contact the Smullin Visitor Center located at the Rand National Historic Site at (541) 479-3735 or your local Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest office.