Southwest Oregon District - Oregon Department of Forestry
5286 Table Rock Road
Central Point, OR 97502
SUMMARY: Pursuant to 43 CFR 9212.1, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is giving notice that public lands along the Merlin-Galice Road (Josephine County Road #2400 and #2401) from Hog Creek boat ramp north and west to the Rainie Falls Trailhead are closed to all unauthorized entry, effective immediately. This closure will remain in effect until the Taylor Creek Fire is declared controlled, or until such time as the Grants Pass Field Manager determines public entry is safe. This closure affects public lands within the perimeter of the Taylor Creek fire area, administered by the BLM through the Grants Pass Field Office of the Medford District, and is specific to BLM lands and routes only. Please see the attached file for the complete order and a map of the closure area.