Feature Articles

Campfire/flame restrictions
Sep 28, 2023
Plus, six tips to keep campfires safe and enjoyable this season
Oregon State Parks ready for Oct. 14, 2023, annular solar eclipse
Sep 26, 2023
Make your plans now!
Smith Rock footbridge closure extended
Sep 19, 2023
The bridge will likely be closed through mid-October. There will be no pedestrian bridge until the new bridge is finished.
Beverly Beach is closed temporarily for construction
Sep 5, 2023
The campground and day-use area will remain closed through May 24 to install underground power lines and repair water lines
Play disc golf at 14 state park courses
Aug 2, 2023
All skill levels welcome
Silver Falls opens new trail overlooking North Falls
Jul 28, 2023
New parking and day-use area also opens.
Coast launches same-day online reservations
Jun 30, 2023
Last-minute campers can now check online to book same-day openings at the coast
Shore Acres Holiday Lights timed entry & parking on sale
Jun 21, 2023
Timed-entry continues after successful launch in 2022.
Sudden Oak Death treatment at Humbug Mountain
Jun 2, 2023
Please stay on the trail for safety June-Dec. 2023
Buy it where you burn it to protect Oregon's ash trees
May 31, 2023
Everyone has a role to play in protecting our trees from the deadly emerald ash borer. Follow these safe firewood guidelines.
Work underway on selected projects to improve state parks
Feb 8, 2023
11 projects funded by bond sales enter the design phase.
Preserve, don’t disturb cultural artifacts at Oregon State Parks
Nov 2, 2022
Learn how to help preserve the Tribes’ ancestors’ belongings and other artifacts.