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News Release
Exclusive Media Tour of the Little North Fork Corridor and Parks with Marion County Officials - 03/28/24

Salem, Ore. – March 22, 2024 – Join the Marion County Commissioners, County Sheriff, and Members of the Public Works Department for an exclusive media tour of the Little North Fork Corridor and Parks. 

Things in the corridor look significantly different after the 2020 wildfires. Some parks along the Santiam River will be opening May 15, 2024, while others will remain closed as recovery efforts continue. This is an opportunity for all interested media to receive a guided tour, with guided access the parks for photo/video, and to ask questions in-person. 

This is an informational opportunity you won’t want to miss if you plan to cover summer recreation opportunities in the Santiam Canyon. 


  • April 12, 2024 from 8:00am to 3:00pm


  • The Tour will begin at the Oregon Department of Forestry - North Cascade District Office parking lot (22965 N Fork Rd SE, Lyons, OR 97358)
  • Marion County Public Works will provide shuttle service from this location into the North Fork Corridor



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