Friday, August 25, 2017

Closure Area for Milli Fire Reduces - August 25

Sharing for the Deschutes National Forest

Jean Nelson-Dean, Public Affairs Officer, 541-383-5561
Date: August 25, 2017

Closure Area for Milli Fire Reduces
Forest Road 16 and Petersen Ridge Trail System will open tomorrow
SISTERS–Beginning tomorrow morning at 8 a.m. the fire closure area for the Milli Fire will be slightly reduced. Significant changes to the closure include the opening of Forest Service Road 16, the campgrounds at Three Creeks Lake, Tam MacArthur Rim and the Petersen Ridge trail system, east of Forest Road 16.
What remains closed includes:
• Park Meadow Trail #4075
• Metolius Windigo Trail #99 from the Graham Corral Horse Camp to the trail junction with Park Meadow Trail #4075
• Green Lakes Trail #17 is closed from Park Meadow Trail #4075 to Lava Camp Lake at Hwy 242
• Black Crater Trail #4058
• Millican Crater Trail #4066 and Trailhead
• Scott Pass Trail #4068 and Trailhead
• North Matthieu Lake Trail #4062
• Trout Creek Tie Trail #4067
• Chush Falls Trail #4080
• Pole Creek Trail #4072
• Whychus Overlook Trail
• Whychus Creek Trail
• Whispering Pines Campground
• Sisters Cow Camp
• Cold Springs Campground
• Lava Camp Lake Campground

The following trails on the Deschutes National Forest are closed in addition to the area closure:
• Camp Lake Trail #4074
• Demaris Lake Trail #4074.1

With the start of archery season, hunters and the general public are encouraged to KNOW BEFORE YOU GO by contacting the Sisters Ranger District office at 541-549-7700. Having a hunting tag for the area does not allow an individual to enter an area under the Fire Closure.
For information on the Milli Fire, please visit:

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