On Thursday 8/24 a lightning strike started the Camp Creek Fire in the Bull Run Watershed area inside of Mt. Hood National Forest. The Camp Creek Fire Facebook Page offers the most comprehensive updates.
Find County-specific resources, such as evacuation notices and maps, or sign up for public alerts on Clackamas County's Wildfires page.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has closed Sandy Ridge's 17 miles of mountain biking trails and the parking lot due to the recreation area's proximity to the Camp Creek Fire. Firefighters are also using the parking lot as a base to store equipment and organize. Visit BLM's Sandy Ridge Trail System page for the latest.
Barlow Wayside Park is located 11 miles east of Sandy and has been closed due to the area's proximity to the Camp Creek Fire. Visit the Clackamas County Parks page for more information.
The Canby Ferry will be closed to the traveling public for up to two weeks starting Sept. 25 to replace the motor. While the work may not take two full weeks, you are encouraged to plan your travel using alternative routes for a two-week time frame. Check the Canby Ferry website for regular updates or by calling the Canby Ferry Information Line at 503-650-3030.
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality's Air Quality Index reports how clean the air is and provides information on potential health risks. This index and other air quality information is available at Oregon.gov.
Fire restrictions are in place in Mt. Hood National Forest. All campfires (even in campfire rings) and target shooting are prohibited. Check with US Forest Service's Mt. Hood National Forest fire management and restrictions page for updates.
For the most up-to-date alerts about trail and road closures in Mt. Hood National Forest, please visit US Forest Service's Mt. Hood National Forest alerts and notices.
Access to Pup Creek Falls Trail, as well as the trail itself, are closed due to the 2020 Riverside Wildfire. Please check Clackamas River Road closure notices on the US Forest Service website for updates.
Indian Springs Trout Farm experienced a loss of fish after the heatwave in June 2023. They will restock once the weather cools. Check their calendar page to see if it has reopened/they have time slots available to book.