Umpqua National Forest
Announces Reduction in Fire Closure Area
Diamond Lake Now Accessible
ROSEBURG, Ore., Oct. 2, 2020 Beginning at 00:01 Saturday, October 3, the Umpqua National Forest is reducing the size of the Thielsen Fire Closure area.
Diamond Lake Resort and Diamond Lake will now be outside of the fire closure area and will be available for the public seeking to recreate there (see closure order map 06-15-03-20-426). Diamond Lake Campground will not be available to the public and will remain closed for the remainder of the year though Thielsen View Campground will be available beginning Monday, Oct. 5 on a First Come-First Served basis only and will close on Oct. 28. There will be no water available at Thielsen View Campground so please plan accordingly.
The Umpqua Hot Springs, fire lookouts, cabins, and group picnic sites will all remain closed.
Most facilities, such as vault bathrooms, will remain open for public use. Members of the public wishing to utilize these facilities are doing so at their own discretion and must take all necessary precautions to account for their own personal health and safety. While we are following all CDC guidelines for the cleaning of public spaces we cannot guarantee a COVID free facility.
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