Fire restrictions eased on Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest
Fire restrictions have been eased on the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest as a result of recent rainfall and cooler temperatures.
Visitors to the forest should still be cautious of fire danger and should make sure fires are entirely extinguished, never leave campfires unattended and to keep motorized vehicles, whether driving or parked, away from dry brush and grass. Fireworks and exploding targets are not allowed in the forest.
Fire restrictions remain in place along the Illinois River Road corridor and in the Ashland Watershed.
Fire restrictions have been lowered to high on the wild and scenic section of the Rogue River from Marial downstream to Watson Creek. Only pressurized liquid or gas stoves may be used and the use of charcoal briquettes is only allowed in areas free of natural vegetation on gravel bars. Smoking is allowed on gravel bars or in rafts while on the waterway.