County parks, forests operating at Level 2 Fire Warning

From: Tim Heider, Clackamas County Public Affairs Manager, 503-742-5911

Media and Interested Parties

Clackamas County parks and forest lands are operating at a Level 2 Fire Warning, as per recommendations from the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) – Molalla Unit.

Restrictions at county parks and forest lands include:

  • Campfires must be contained only within metal fire rings
  • Campfire flame height is limited to 12 inches

These restrictions cover all county parks and forest lands, including the three county parks that feature recreational vehicle (RV) camping sites – Barton Park, Feyrer Park and Metzler Park.

ODF provides jurisdiction over Clackamas County parks as regulated public facilities.

For more information, members of the media or public may contact Clackamas County Public Affairs Manager Tim Heider at 503-742-5911.

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