May 29, 2020
The Oregon State Parks will reopen most campgrounds from June 9th offering limited tent and RV spots.
May 26, 2020
Most Clackamas County Parks will reopen for day-use from June 1st.
May 15, 2020
Marion County Parks are open except for Bear Creek.
Some Jackson County Parks are reopen.
May 14, 2020
The state of Oregon has given permission to 28 counties to reopen bars, restaurants, personal services businesses and malls from May 15.
Multnomah, Washington, Marion, Clackamas, Polk, Morrow, Umatilla and Jefferson counties remain closed.
May 8, 2020
Oregon State Fair 2020 has been canceled.
May 5, 2020
Eight Oregon State Parks and boat ramps will reopen for limited day-use from Wednesday, May 6. According to park officials, visitors should travel less than 50 miles, only visit with household members, and maintain social distancing. Consider wearing a face mask, use hand sanitizer, prevent crowding, and follow all CDC recommendations.
• Tryon Creek State Natural Area (Portland)
• Willamette Mission State Park (Brooks)
• Mongold Day-Use Area and Boat Ramp at Detroit Lake
• Oregon State Capitol State Park (Salem)
• The Cove Palisades State Park boat ramp at Lake Billy Chinook (Madras)
• Prineville Reservoir boat ramp (Prineville)
• Joseph Stewart State Recreation Area boat ramp on Lost Creek Lake (Shady Cove)
• Pilot Butte to pedestrians (Bend)
• Wallowa Lake State Park and boat ramp.
Fishing and hunting in Oregon are open for non-residents. Clamming and crabbing remain closed.
May 1, 2020
Oregon reopens Columbia River salmon and steelhead fishing for four days - May 5, May 7, may 9 and May 13.
March 23, 2020
Due to the coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak, the governor Kate Brown issued Executive Order 20-12 ordering all people in Oregon to stay at home. The governor announced sweeping closures of parks, developed recreation sites, campgrounds, playgrounds and businesses where it is impossible to avoid close contacts except 16 critical infrastructure sectors. Residents may go outside for walks if they can maintain distance 6 feet or more away from others.
COVID-19 - Oregon | Temporary Closure & Updates
Oregon State Parks
Oregon State Parks are closed from March 23, 2020 until further notice. Closure affects camping sites and day-use.
Oregon Coast Beaches
Oregon Coast Beaches aren't officially closed, but many coastal towns have closed themselves and their beach accesses to visitors.
City & County Parks
Some City and County parks are open for day-use but can be closed at any time.
• Marion County Parks are closed to the public in response to Executive Order 20-12
• Jackson County Park facilities are closed to the public from March 24, 2020 until further notice
• Clackamas County Parks are closed to the public in response to the COVID-19 pandemic
Some federal lands including those manage by the Bureau of Land Management and US Forest Service remain open but can be shut down at any time.
• Gorge Waterfall Corridor is closed to public from March 23, 2020 until further notice
• Willamette National Forest temporarily closes all recreation sites
• Central Oregon National Forests shut down all recreation sites
• Mount Hood National Forest temporarily closes all recreation sites
• Crater Lake National Park is closed to all park visitors until further notice; Highway 62 remain open for travel through the southern end of the park
• John Day Fossil Beds National Monument including Painted Hills, Sheep Rock, and Clarno Units are closed
• Deschutes Land Trust’s Preserves including all trails, trailheads, and public areas closed off.
Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife Areas
ODFW wildlife areas are open for fishing, hunting, and wildlife viewing from sunrise to sunset. Camping is not allowed.
Trout stocking continues but the stocking schedule will be no longer posting to avoid public crowding.
• Columbia River closes to all salmon and steelhead fishing from March 26, 2020 and will last at least until April 8, 2020
• Fish hatcheries, fish cleaning stations are closed to public entry.
Oregon Hot Springs
Some hot springs remain open but can be closed due to the virus - Check official hot springs websites for current information.
Closed Hot Springs
- Alvord Hot Springs
- Breitenbush Hot Springs
- Cougar (Terwilliger) Hot Springs
- Crystal Crane Hot Springs
- Hart Mountain (Antelope) Hot Springs
- Jackson Wellsprings
- McCredie Hot Springs
- Summer Lake Hot Springs
- Umpqua Hot Springs
The coronavirus cases are growing in the USA. Everyone in the community is able to help to minimize its spread.
- Often wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
- Avoid touching your face and eyes
- Stop all unnecessary travel
- Do not gather in groups
- When in public, maintain a social distance of at least six feet
- Wear a face mask and gloves when in a grocery store, or other public places
- Stay home and avoid close contact with people when you sick
- Use a tissue for your cough or sneeze
- Clean surfaces you touch regularly.
Seek the most current information about COVID-19 and prevention tips on the Oregon Health Authority website.