Recreation

​​​​​​​​Temporary camping closures announced for Oregon state parks, forests, and wildlife areas. Read the full new release​.

Updated 3/19/2020: The Oregon Department of Forestry maintains campgrounds in the Clatsop, Santiam, and Tillamook State Forests. Most campgrounds are currently closed for the season, and will not reopen for individual or group use. Year-round campgrounds will close starting on Monday, March 23. All day-use and campground restrooms are temporarily closed due to limited janitorial services. A reopening date for all restrooms and state forest campgrounds has not yet been determined. ​

Explore Oregon's State Forests 

From trails and campgrounds, to day-use areas, wildlife viewing, hunting and fishing, state forestlands provide a unique connection to the land. Whether you set out on a trail on horseback, wheels, or your own two feet, state forests offer one-of-a-kind recreation opportunities for all ages and abilities.

Remember these are your forests, enjoy and help keep them clean. Leave No Trace and Treadlightly.org​​​ offers tips on minimizing your impact while recreating.​​

Summer recreation and fire prevention video

Link from above video: Local restrictions and closures on ODF-protected forestlands​

Recreation guides


More information on the Tillamook State Forest

Visit the Tillamook State Forest blog and the ​Tillamook Forest Center.​

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