Campfire Restrictions

MODERATE Fire Danger

CAMPFIRES IN DESIGNATED SITES ONLY

CHECK WITH CAMPHOST AS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITH OUT NOTICE

Regulated use closures in effect for Oregon Department of Forestry Central Oregon District (John Day/Fossil)

CAMPFIRES Are ALLOWED in DESIGNATED AREAS ONLY at Anson Wright Park, Cutsforth Park or OHV Park. Not all sites with fire rings are permitted to have a fire; make sure when check-in at the park you ask the host if the site you are in can have a SMALL campfire in fire ring.

  • Campfires in designated locations ONLY - Check with camphost to make sure your campsite allows a small campfire within fire ring.
  • Smoking is prohibited while traveling, except in vehicles on improved roads.
  • NO fireworks, exploding targets, tracer ammunition or sky lanterns
  • Possession of the following firefighting equipment is required while traveling in a motorized vehicle, except on federal and state highways, county roads and driveways: one shovel and one gallon of water or one operational 2½ pound or larger fire extinguisher, except all-terrain vehicles and motorcycles which must be equipped with an approved spark arrestor in good working condition.

If you have a fire make sure it is DEAD OUT if not attended. This includes at night when you turn in for the day. Do not leave burning or smoldering if not at physically at campfire and attending. If camp fires are left unattended you may be warned or even fined for leaving an unattended fire.

Morrow County Parks campfires are based off of the permits issued by the Oregon Department of Forestry and permission may change at any time dependent of weather and fire hazard conditions. Upon check-in with the camp host ask to see if still permitted.