The Wild Rogue Wilderness now contains a total of 35,818 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Oregon. In 1978 the Wild Rogue Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of “…increasing population, accompanied by expanding settlement and growing mechanization,…” you play an important role in helping to “…secure for the American people of present and future generations the benefits of an enduring resource of wilderness” as called for by Congress in the Wilderness Act of 1964. Please follow the regulations in place for this area, and use Leave No Trace techniques when visiting to ensure protection of its unique natural and experiential qualities.How to follow the seven standard Leave No Trace principles differs in different parts of the country (desert vs. Rocky Mountains).
Leave No Trace principles:
Plan Ahead and Prepare
Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces
Dispose of Waste Properly
Leave What You Find
Minimize Campfire Impacts
Be Considerate of Other Visitors
Regulations: Motorized equipment and equipment used for mechanical transport are generally prohibited on all federal lands designated as wilderness. This includes the use of motor vehicles (including OHVs), motorboats, motorized equipment, bicycles, hang gliders, wagons, carts, portage wheels, and the landing of aircraft including helicopters, unless provided for in specific legislation. In a few areas some exceptions allowing the use of motorized equipment or mechanical transport are described in the special regulations in effect for a specific area. Click here for additional regulations or contact the agency.
Myrtle Point is nestled in the foothills of Oregon’s coastal mountain range. Located just minutes from Pacific Ocean beaches and forested mountain peaks, this town is central to all of the beauty and activity of Oregon’s South Coast.
The Patrick and Jane Hughes house was built in 1898. This is a Queen-Ann Victorian style house and is now a museum. This museum is open from April to October and is full of the Hughes family history. Just down...