More info. Stay away from the Metolius this week until further notice. 9/6/20

Date: September 6, 2020                              

New closure area includes portion of Metolius Basin

Sisters, Ore.- Effective immediately, the Sisters Ranger District on the Deschutes National Forest is implementing an increased area closure due to the Lionshead Fire’s very active fire behavior.

The closure area boundaries are as follows (see attached map for more information):

Within this closure area, the following campgrounds are now closed: Candle Creek, Lower Bridge, Pioneer Ford, Allen Springs, Canyon Creek, Lower Canyon Creek, Gorge, Pine Rest, Smiling River, Jack Creek, Jack Lake, Abbot Creek and Sheep Springs Horse Camp.

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