What do I need if I am floating the river with 2 other people only in the area south of Moody Island Rapids and NOT using Tribal sites?
You will need 1 boater pass per person, as well as 1 Aquatic Invasive Species Permit per boat.What does our family of 5 need to float the river and briefly stop at Harpham and Sandy beaches, ending our float prior to Moody Island Rapids?
You will need 5 Boater Passes (1 per person), 1 Tribal Permit per boat, and 1 Aquatic Invasive Species Permit per boat.What permits do we need if we're floating the river and end our day hanging out in the Moody Island area?
You will need 1 Boater Pass per person on the float, 1 Moody Island Permit per person, and 1 Aquatic Invasive Species Permit per boat.What do we need to float the Deschutes River from south of Moody Island Rapids to where the Deschutes River joins the Columbia River?
You will need 1 Boater Pass per person on the float, 1 Heritage to Columbia Permit per person, and 1 Aquatic Invasive Species Permit per boat.What do I need if all I'm doing is launching from a non-Tribal boat ramp and fishing in the Deschutes without really floating anywhere else?
You will need 1 Boater Pass per person on the watercraft, 1 Aquatic Invasive Species Permit per boat, and a Fishing License for each person fishing.
Which agencies enforce the passes and permits?
Where can I find and read all the rules and regulations?
Permit inspections and land and water patrols are regularly conducted by multiple county, state, and federal law enforcement agencies. Please abide by the rules, and have your permits ready for spot checks.
Boater are responsible for reading and understanding the
Rules and Regulations
for the Lower Deschutes River Corridor. Also, review
Division 30 Scenic Waterway Rules
and the Lower Deschutes Scenic Waterway Oregon Administrative Rules