Current Conditions - April 2020

Updated April 20, 2020
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As a public health precaution, all campgrounds and restrooms, including Camp Hart Mountain, Hot Springs Campground and the hot springs, are temporarily closed in support of the Office of the Governor, State of Oregon, Executive Order No. 20-12, in response to COVID-19.

REFUGE LANDS REMAIN OPEN.

 Hart Mountain-Frenchglen road through the Refuge is OPEN. Hot Springs road and Blue Sky road are also OPEN.

 Secondary roads will be CLOSED until June 15 to protect wildlife habitat and prevent road damage. Visitors are cautioned to not attempt driving any secondary roads until weather conditions improve, which will likely be in the spring. 

Visitors should expect occasional snow showers with continued cold weather below freezing at night and warmer and thawing conditions during the day which will make secondary roads impassible. Current weather forecasts are available from the National Weather Service.

 

 

 

 

Facts About Current Conditions - April 2020

Hart Mountain-Frenchglen Road is OPEN.

Hot Springs Road is OPEN.

Blue Sky Road is OPEN.

Secondary Roads south of Refuge Headquarters remain CLOSED DEC. 1- JUNE 15 to protect wildlife and prevent road damage. 

Barnhardy Road (Hot Springs Campground to Blue Sky/ Post Meadow) CLOSED DEC. 1- AUG. 1.

As a public health precaution, all campgrounds and restrooms, including Camp Hart Mountain, Hot Springs Campground and the hot springs, are temporarily closed in support of the Office of the Governor, State of Oregon, Executive Order No. 20-12, in response to COVID-19.

REFUGE LANDS REMAIN OPEN.