Free Fishing Weekend returns to Oregon on Saturday and Sunday, June 3-4, the second of three such “Free Fishing Weekends” scheduled to be held in 2023.
Area fishing spots stocked
Dorman Pond, Hagg Lake, Vernonia Pond: All three bodies of water were stocked with trout this week.
Reehers Camp prepares for spring opening
Reehers Camp, located about two miles west of Timber on Cochran Road, is scheduled to open to overnight campers Friday, May 19, according to the Oregon Department of Forestry.
City plans future of Banks-Vernonia Trailhead
The city of Banks has begun planning an expansion of the Banks-Vernonia trailhead parking lot on the north end of town where Banks Road meets Main Street.
Hillsboro to Forest Grove portion of Council Creek Regional Trail moves ahead
An online open house for the Hillsboro to Forest Grove segment of the Council Creek Regional Trail has information about plans to build a trail that could one day connect to Banks, too.
Browns Camp opening day postponed due to snow
The Oregon Department of Forestry was set to open its off-highway vehicle (OHV) site Browns Camp tomorrow; however, it remained buried in snow, and the department postponed tomorrow’s opening to April 14. Jordan Creek opened April 1.
The Tillamook Forest Center is reopening March 17
The Tillamook Forest Center is scheduled to reopen Friday, March 17, ending a three-year closure spurred by the onset of the pandemic, then extended due to staffing issues.
First Free Fishing Weekend of 2023 will be President’s Day Weekend
Free Fishing Weekend will return to Oregon on Saturday and Sunday, February 18 and 19 (President’s Day Weekend), the first of three such “Free Fishing Weekends” scheduled to be held in 2023.
Stub Stewart among 20 state parks with free New Year’s Day guided hikes
Every year, the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department joins a nationwide initiative called “First Day Hikes” on New Year’s Day. This year, Stub Stewart State Park is one of 20 state parks with free hikes led by rangers or volunteers.
Free Fishing Weekend is here
Free Fishing Weekend is back today and Saturday, the final of three such “Free Fishing Weekends” to be held in 2022.