A number of local campgrounds owned and maintained by the Oregon Department of Forestry are closing for the season in the coming days, ODF said.
This is the last weekend before the Tillamook Forest Center reduces hours for the fall and then closes in November. Should the center finish the season out this year—and, barring unforeseen catastrophe, there’s no indication that it won’t—it will mark the first full season the center has pulled off since 2019.
Bees sent a woman and her horse hurtling down a ravine at least 50 feet deep on a trail near the Gales Creek Trail Thursday, July 20, with horse and rider somehow escaping with minor injuries after a rescue by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.
Part of the festivities at Stub Stewart for State Parks Day will be the “Stub Stewart Community Fair,” held Saturday, June 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Free Fishing Weekend returns to Oregon on Saturday and Sunday, June 3-4, the second of three such “Free Fishing Weekends” scheduled to be held in 2023.
Dorman Pond, Hagg Lake, Vernonia Pond: All three bodies of water were stocked with trout this week.
The Gales Creek Campground is scheduled to open to overnight campers Friday, May 19, according to the Oregon Department of Forestry.
The Oregon Department of Forestry was set to open its off-highway vehicle (OHV) site Browns Camp tomorrow; however, it remained buried in snow, and the department postponed tomorrow’s opening to April 14. Jordan Creek opened April 1.
The Tillamook Forest Center is scheduled to reopen Friday, March 17, ending a three-year closure spurred by the onset of the pandemic, then extended due to staffing issues.
Free Fishing Weekend will return to Oregon on Saturday and Sunday, February 18 and 19 (President’s Day Weekend), the first of three such “Free Fishing Weekends” scheduled to be held in 2023.