ODF, Tillamook State Forest, wildfire

Tillamook, Clatsop forests to reopen to public use Friday

A sign noting forest closures on Lousignont Road in Timber on Wednesday, September 16. Photo: Chas Hundley

The Tillamook and Clatsop State Forests are expected to reopen to public use on Friday, September 18 at 1 a.m., according to the Oregon Department of Forestry. 

However, the fire danger is expected to remain at “High,” which comes with additional restrictions for those hiking, biking, kayaking, hunting, off-roading, and doing other activities in these ODF-managed forests. 

“Campfire restrictions remain in place. Campfires only in the metal fire pits installed by ODF in designated campgrounds and in designated campsites,” noted ODF spokesperson Jason Cox in an email to the Banks Post. 

Current restrictions can be viewed at

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