state parks

State-operated parks will shut down in Oregon

SALEM, Ore. – Day-use areas and campsites operated by Oregon State Parks will be shut down Monday. The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department said, in accordance with guidance by Oregon Governor Kate Brown, the Oregon Park System will close at the end …

Campfire ban issued for Oregon state parks

Salem, Ore. — Campfires and open flames are now banned in Oregon state parks. Oregon Parks and Recreation Department made the announcement Thursday, July 19, 2018. The ban is in response to Governor Kate Brown’s declaration of a fire emergency. It includes …