Camping on hold at some local US Forest Service facilities | News


Several campgrounds administered by the US Forest Service Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest are temporarily unavailable and may not be available until as late as the end of July, according to Virginia Gibbons of the US Forest Service

The concessionaire’s special use permit is undergoing its renewal process and is not yet complete. Gibbons said people who have reservations are entitled to a refund if desired, or they can wait in hope of the permit being renewed before their reservation date.

The following statement was provided to NewsWatch 12 today.

“Due to administrative reasons related to issuing a new special use permit for operating these recreation sites, reservations are not being accepted for the following campgrounds through the end of July:

  • Union Creek Campground
  • Farewell Bend Campground
  • Fish Lake Campground & Day Use Area
  • Doe Point Campground & Day Use Area
  • North Fork Campground
  • Whiskey Springs Campground & Day Use Area
  • Fourbit Ford Campground

For those who have made reservations, full refunds will be issued if the site does not reopen by your reservation date.

If you would like to cancel your reservation for a full refund, please submit a refund request through online or by phone at 877-444-6777.

If you would like to keep your reservation, no action is necessary at this time.

Please check back for updates on availability as the status may change.

We apologize for any inconvenience. You may call our dedicated phone line at 541-865-2735 for additional information.

If you have questions, please leave a voicemail and we’ll return your call as soon as possible.”


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