Lookout Fire Prompts Temporary Closure of Oregon’s Beloved Blue Pool

Tamolitch Blue Pool on the McKenzie Pass in Oregon is a favorite with hikers, and shows off Oregon’s beauty with pride.

As of a recent update from the U.S. Forest Service – Willamette National Forest page on Facebook, there is an urgent notice for residents and visitors alike concerning popular recreation spots in the McKenzie River corridor, including the iconic Blue Pool and Sahalie Falls.

Immediate Closures: These much-visited attractions are now temporarily CLOSED due to the Lookout Fire emergency closure order. This extensive closure not only affects the highlighted sites but extends to all Forest Service lands in the vicinity. To be clear, this means roads, trails,

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