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The Cultus Lake Campground, Day Use Area and Boat ramp have been closed for the 2017 camping season by the Deschutes National Forest Service due to dangerous trees in the area.
The Willamette National Forest is considering fee increases for camping, cabin and day use areas starting in 2017. The fee increases are long due and the area has not seen an increase in over 8 years. What's more, there has been a massive surge in outdoor recreation over the last few years which has put an increased strain on our parks systems in Oregon.
An active fire burning in the Willamette National Forest near Blue Pool (Tamolitch Falls) has resulted in closures in the popular hiking and biking area. The McKenzie River trail will be closed between Ice Cap Creek Campground and Trail Bridge Campground. As stated this is the section of the trail the provides access to Blue Pool.
The Siuslaw National Forest is considering a campground fee increase ranging from an additional $2 per night up to an additional $10 per night. The increase will vary based on each campground.
Saturday, June 4th and Sunday, June 5th are free admission and parking days at Oregon State Parks. The Evening of June 4th is also a free camping night at all Oregon State Park campgrounds including RV hookup sites.