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Forest Service Reports Bear Camp Road Damage from Large Falling Rocks

Due recent heavy rains, rocks are starting to fall onto forest roadways.

The Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest reports Bear Camp Road has recently sustained significant damage from large rocks.

Officials said conditions on Bear Camp Road will continue to deteriorate with winter weather and maintenance will not begin again until late next spring.

As a reminder, Bear Camp Road is closed for the winter on the section managed by the Bureau of Land Management. The remote road is not maintained and travel on this route is not recommended during the winter due to public safety issues.

Signs are installed on the west side of Bear Camp Road near Agness, which is managed by the US Forest Service. The signs warn motorists that travel is not advised. The gate is not closed on this side to allow drivers a way out if they happen to access Bear Camp Road via another Forest Service Road.

Forest officials urge motorists to make the safe choice and choose an alternate route for winter driving.
Posted on 12/9/23 6:14AM by Sam Marsh