At Travel Southern Oregon, we understand the importance of keeping you informed about the current wildfire situation in our region. As we enter the 2023 wildfire season, we are actively monitoring for potential threats and will continue until local firefighting agencies deem the season over.
Southern Oregon experiences dry summer months when wildfires and smoke may impact travel plans. To ensure that you have the most up-to-date information and can make informed decisions, we encourage you to check the following travel resources in advance of beginning any travel in the region:
- Air Quality Monitors: Travel Southern Oregon has installed air quality monitors throughout the region, providing real-time updates on air quality conditions. These monitors offer valuable insights into the current situation, helping you gauge the impact on your travel plans.
- Southern Oregon Tourism Impact Situational Updates: We have consolidated interagency updates into the Southern Oregon Tourism Impact Situational Updates spreadsheet. This resource is regularly updated and can be accessed on our website. Simply follow the banner prompt visible during credible threats to access the latest information.
We understand that timely information is crucial during wildfire events. The air quality monitors update in real-time and are a preferred resource to assist visitors with their travels throughout the region. Additionally, the Southern Oregon Tourism Impact Situational Updates spreadsheet will be refreshed by 10 am each morning during active threats, ensuring you have the most recent details available.
Thank you for your partnership, and together, let’s ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all visitors to our beautiful region.