Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest


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Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest

Address:333 W 8th St
PO Box 520
Medford, OR 97501

Phone:541-858-2200
Fax:541-858-2205
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r6/rogue-siskiyou
Size: Almost 1,800,000 acres.
Location:Surrounds the Rogue Valley in southwestern Oregon. Accessible by I-5, OR 62, 140, and 66. Nearby cities/towns include Ashland, Grants Pass, Klamath Falls, and Medford.
Facilities:73 campgrounds, 10 cabin/lookout rentals, trails (more than 200), boat ramps, scenic drives, interpretive trails, 200 miles of wild and scenic rivers, picnic areas.
Activities:Camping, fishing, canoeing, whitewater rafting, swimming, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, ORV riding, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling.
Special Features:Upper reaches of the Rogue River in the Cascade Range; Sea stacks, isolated outcrops of rock standing in the ocean. They are remnants of rocky headlands that were eroded by wave action. Gin Lin Trail, which interprets the history of a Chinese emigrant's gold mining operation. Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (see entry in national trails section) runs the entire length of the forest.

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Free Christmas tree permit for fourth-graders - For the third year in a row, the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest is enabling all fourth-graders to get a permit for a free Christmas tree through its "Every Kid in a Park program.
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The Blanket Fire on the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest had burned 4,800 acres and was 39 percent contained, Tim Johnson, spokesman with the interagency team fighting the fire, said Thursday.
Chamise Kramer, a spokesperson for the Pacific Northwest Region of the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, said in a news release Tuesday that those participating in outdoor activities should be mindful of the dry surroundings.
Last summer the largest fire in the recorded history of the park - the National Creek Complex - charred 20,960 acres in Crater Lake National Park and the neighboring Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest.
The Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest has issued a temporary ban on alcohol along the recreational section of the wild and scenic Illinois River.
The Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest is planning to implement a temporary ban on alcohol along the Wild and Scenic Illinois River in an effort to make the area safer for visitors who often encounter broken glass and vandalism in the corridor.
Fish and Wildlife Service biologist John Stephenson said Thursday that brings to seven the number of wolves in the Rogue pack, which lives on the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest in the Cascades of southwestern Oregon.
The Buckskin Fire, in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, had burned more than 2,600 acres as of Friday and was only 6 percent contained.
One was on the Six Rivers National Forest in California, the other in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest near Brookings.
just kidding, remote cameras in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest captured images of a black female in the same area as OR-7.
Meanwhile, firefighters on Sunday were dispatched to 10 new fires on the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest that were sparked by lightning from Saturday's thunderstorms.