OAR 629-025-0050
Designated Recreation Areas


State Forest Land designated by the Forester as “Designated Recreation Areas” may include, but are not limited to, Campgrounds, Camping Areas, Day Use Areas, trailheads, staging areas, and boat launch sites. Maps showing the Designated Recreation Areas must be kept on file at the Forester’s office and the applicable District office, and must be available for public inspection during normal business hours.


General Forest Recreation Rules as outlined in OAR 629-025-0040 (General Forest Recreation Rules and Public Conduct) apply to Designated Recreation Areas. In addition to those rules, the following rules apply:


Occupancy and Use:


At areas where Camping is permitted a Person may not camp longer than 14 days out of any 28 day period at a Designated Recreation Area.


A Person must be 18 years of age or older to reserve and register for campsites in Designated Recreation Areas.


Firewood: A Person may not collect firewood within the boundaries of any Designated Recreation Area.


Firearms, Weapons, and Explosives: Within a Designated Recreation Area a Person may not:


Hunt, pursue, trap, kill, injure, molest, or disturb the habitat of any bird or animal without first obtaining permission from the Forester;


Discharge any firearm, pellet gun, bow and arrow, slingshot or other weapon capable of injuring any Person, bird, or animal; or


Discharge or cause to be discharged any firecrackers, explosives, torpedoes, rockets, fireworks, sky lanterns, or other substances which could be harmful to visitors or forest resources without written permission of the Forester.


Forest Resources and Improvements: A Person may not mutilate, deface, damage, or remove any table, bench, building, sign, marker, monument, fence, barrier, fountain, faucet, traffic recorder, or other structure or facility of any kind in a Designated Recreation Area.


Parking: Automobiles, trailers, or other Motor Vehicles must be parked only in designated parking areas.




Any dog, cat, horse, or other animal brought into or kept on State Forest Land must be kept under control at all times.


An animal owner is responsible for the disposal of the animal’s waste within Designated Recreation Areas.


Offensive Behavior: A Person may not use abusive, threatening, boisterous, vile, obscene, or indecent language or gestures, or engage in demonstrations, disturbances, or riotous behavior in any Designated Recreation Area.


Excessive Noise: A Person may not operate or use any noise-producing machine, vehicle device, or instrument in such a manner that is disturbing to another Person.

Source: Rule 629-025-0050 — Designated Recreation Areas, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=629-025-0050.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 629-025-0050’s source at or​.us