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OR: Forest Service closings section to camping

(April 19, 2017) -- Faced with a large number of illegal campers, high levels of trash and significant sanitation issues, the Forest Service will close a section of forest near Sisters to camping for two years.

SISTERS, Ore. — Faced with a large number of illegal campers, high levels of trash and significant sanitation issues, the Forest Service will close a section of forest near Sisters to camping for two years.

Beginning late this month, the Sisters Ranger District will close an area adjacent to Whychus Creek and in close proximity to the city of Sisters. The closure applies only to overnight camping. All day-use in the area will remain open. The temporary closure will begin on April 30 and end on April 29, 2019.

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About Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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