PORTLAND, Ore. – The Oregon Health Authority is announcing the list of recreation areas along the Oregon Coast that fall under it’s beach monitoring program this summer. According to OHA, the list, which is published by the Oregon Beach Monitoring ...

If you’re getting ready for our camping season, you’re not the only one. Oregon Parks and Recs saw almost record high visitation levels last year, and it’s expected to carry over to this year. In 2023 Oregon parks saw 52.2 ...

MEDFORD, Ore.- The OHA and DEQ will monitor several Oregon Beaches for bacteria next year. The Oregon Beach Monitoring Program (OBMP) has finalized a list of beaches to be monitored for unsafe levels of bacteria for the 2024/2025 season. The ...

CURRY COUNTY, Ore. – Oregon Health Authority lifted a public health advisory for ocean water at Harris Beach Friday. OHA issued the advisory on August 31, after water samples showed higher-than-normal levels of fecal bacteria in ocean waters. Follow-up tests ...

CURRY COUNTY, Ore. – Oregon Health Authority issued a public health advisory for unsafe levels of fecal bacteria in the water at Harris Beach. OHA says people should avoid direct contact with the water in this area until the advisory ...

BROOKINGS, Ore. — A special group of locals got the chance to soak up the sun, surf and sand this weekend. “We see so many people who never thought they’d be able to do this, so it brings so much ...

BROOKINGS, Ore. — The day-use area at Harris Beach State Recreation Area will be closing for a gorse removal project in the park. Gorse is an invasive plant species found on the west coast. It is detrimental to native habitats and is ...

Brookings, Ore. – The Curry County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Team helped to save a person stranded on a rock at Harris Beach State Park on Saturday. The Curry County Sheriff’s Office said they received a report of a man ...

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