Rogue River Closure Update - Corrected
Incident: Big Windy Complex Wildfire
Sunday, August 11, 2013 – 2:00 p.m. PDT Fire Status UpdateA previously posted update incorrectly stated that Rainey Falls trail would open. Rainey falls will remain closed for the time being.
Rogue River Use Restrictions
Southwest OR—Starting at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, August 12, 2013, the portion of the Rogue Wild and Scenic River Corridor that has been closed from Grave Creek to Mule Creek due to safety considerations associated with the Big Windy Complex, will be open with restrictions.
Please contact the Smullin Visitor Center at Rand National Historic Site (541-479-3735) or visit their website at http://www.blm.gov/or/resources/recreation/rogue/index.php on a daily basis to receive the most current river restrictions, which will be adjusted to reflect the current fire situation.
There is a possibility the river can close again as conditions warrant throughout the remainder of the fire season.
Additional recreation facilities to open at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, August 12:
-The Grave Creek Boat Ramp
-The portion of the Rogue River from Grave Creek to Rogue River Ranch