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Temporary Recreation Area Restrictions at Lost Creek Lake - 09/10/19

Medford, Ore. – The public is being asked to avoid some recreation sites near Lost Creek Lake due to upcoming logging activity on the west and north sides of the Lost Creek Lake, beginning September 10, and continuing through early October 2019. Area restrictions include: 

  • Portions of the Rogue River Trail from Takelma Boat Ramp through, and including, Four Corners Campground; and
  • Rogue River Trail near, and including, Fire Glen Campground.

Additionally, visitors should expect delays and use caution while driving on portions of Talkema Drive and Lewis Road due to increased traffic. 

Joseph Stewart State Park, all other recreation facilities and the majority of the Rogue River Trail around Lost Creek will still be accessible to visitors. Additional information on the Lost Creek Lake site is available at:

https://bit.ly/2m9AwoK

Additional information regarding the Lost Creek forest management project is available on BLM’s planning site at:

https://bit.ly/2lJnaiG    

-BLM-

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The agency’s mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. Diverse activities authorized on these lands generated $96 billion in sales of goods and services throughout the American economy in fiscal year 2017. These activities supported more than 468,000 jobs.

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