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Many areas in the Santiam State Forest are now open. The latest information is posted to the
Santiam State Forest recovery page.
The 2020 Labor Day fires burned about 16,000 acres on the forest.
Here you can see more about ODF's recovery efforts. Some areas remain closed due to heavy damage.
Reservations are available for all group sites on the Clatsop and Tillamook state forest through ReserveAmerica.com. The reservations for each site's summer season go live at 6 a.m. (PT) on the second Monday of February and allow for reservations to be placed up to six months in advance (please be aware this will not cover the entire season, so check back six months prior to any desired date).
Reservations can be made online for Northrup Creek Horse Camp and Santiam Horse Camp on
Visitors holding reservations will be notified by email if your reservation is cancelled or modified. If visitors need to cancel, the standard refund policy applies.
Please visit the Public Fire Restrictions page for current fire restrictions.
Keeping popular outdoor areas sanitary and safe from fire is critical. Here’s how you can recreate responsibly:
State forest recreation does not operate with any general fund tax dollars. State forest operations are funded through timber harvest, user fees, and donations. Please consider donating to the non-profit State Forests Trust of Oregon.
Please visit the recreation list for open/closed updates on specific recreation sites.
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