August 2021 Newsletter

Getting a Handle on Dispersed Camping in the Basin

In 1997, under the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, the US Forest Service adopted a Metolius Management Plan with the purpose of gathering information and developing management direction to protect the special values of the river. Under the Plan, the Metolius was divided into two segments – the Recreational segment from the headwaters to Bridge 99, and the Scenic segment from Bridge 99 to its confluence with Lake Billy Chinook.