Monday, July 4, 2022

Kilchis Forest Road Closure at Milepost 8.5

On the west side of the Tillamook State Forest, Kilchis Forest Road will be closed at roughly the 8.5 mile mark for bridge work through October of this year.

The road will be accessible up to the work area from the west on Kilchis River Road and from the east via Cedar Butte Road.



Thursday, June 16, 2022

Beaver Dam Road Bridge Replacement & Road Closure

Effective Monday, July 18, 2022

Beaver Dam Road will be closed from the junction with Firebreak One Road to the 3-way stop at the 2.25 mile marker for a bridge replacement project.  The closure will remain in place for the duration of the bridge replacement project.

The route is anticipated to re-open in mid-November 2022.

A detour on University Falls Road is available.  (see map).  Visitors are cautioned that the detour is on a narrow road with two-way traffic.  Use of a CB radio to monitor and alert oncoming road traffic is advised.



South Lousignont Road Closure & Bridge Replacement

 Effective Wednesday, June 15, 2022

South Lousignont Road is closed at the bridge near the junction with Lousignont Road for the duration of the bridge replacement project.

The route is anticipated to re-open in July 2022. 

A detour on Morgan Creek Road is available. (see map)  Visitors are cautioned that the detour is on a narrow road with two-way traffic.  Use of CB radio to monitor and alert road traffic is advised.



Thursday, May 19, 2022

Public Comment Period for Cook Creek Road Environmental Assessment

The Oregon Department of Forestry is planning a project to relocate the damaged portion of Cook Creek Road in Tillamook County restoring access to the basin. The planned project will be partially funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and includes an environmental assessment under the National Environmental Policy Act.  The Department is inviting the public to provide substantive comments on the information and analysis provided in the draft Environmental Assessment. A copy of the official public notice and draft environmental assessment can be found on ODF’s webpage at: https://oregonforestry.wpengine.com/

Saturday, March 12, 2022

Rogers Camp Trailhead Closed on Sunday, March 13th

Rogers Camp Trailhead will be closed again on Sunday, March 13th. The Washington County Sherriff's Office will be conducting further search and rescue (SAR) activities around the summit of Hwy 6. All trail users can expect to see SAR activity on non-motorized and motorized trails throughout Rogers Basin.

Please plan to utilize other trailheads in the area if you are planning on enjoying the forest during the SAR operations, and please respect all SAR activities.

Saturday, March 5, 2022

Rogers Camp Trailhead Closed Sunday, March 6th

Rogers Camp Trailhead, at the summit of Hwy 6 in the Tillamook State Forest, will be closed on Sunday March 6th. Search and rescue (SAR) professionals and volunteers from Tillamook and Washington Counties will be in the area and utilizing the trailhead to conduct their work. As such, trail users in the area may see SAR activity on non-motorized and motorized trails throughout the Rogers Basin.

If you are planning to be in the area, please consider using other trailheads in the vicinity and please respect all SAR activities.