Bear Camp Road to Reopen

NEAR ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — Officials with the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest have announced that the Bear Camp and Burnt Ridge Roads are now open for public use, due to milder weather conditions and lessened fire danger. If weather and fire conditions should change considerably, there is a possibility the closures could be reinstated. “We … Continue reading »

Bear Camp Road Closure Extended

MERLIN, Ore. — Seasonal businesses say they cannot make up the profit lost this summer from the wildfires. Anyone driving in Merlin toward rafting companies will see a sign saying Bear Camp Road is closed. Forest officials tell the public to expect that road to be closed for another month. For Rogue Wilderness Adventures, Bear … Continue reading »

Bear Camp Road Advisory Lifted

BEAR CAMP ROAD, Ore. — A weather advisory previously issued for Bear Camp Road has now been lifted. Road engineers are confirming that the Bear Camp Road received only 1-2″ of snow at the highest elevations, which is considerably less than predicted. Due to the good condition of the road, officials with the forest service … Continue reading »