Grande Ronde River, Oregon.

When two Oregon State Police officers marched into our camp on the Grande Ronde River I was stunned.   It was not a pleasant visit and it started me wondering; what are your rights to privacy when camping on public land?  As you might expect, the answer is not a straightforward as one might hope.  For  my perspective on this encounter click here



Researching state law and cooperative agreements as well as funding and costs for State Police Patrols. 


Waiting a reply from Oregon Fish and Wildlife and Oregon State Parks.  Researching Federal (BLM/Forest Service) limitations/powers in such situations.

State Parks and the Grande Ronde

Oregon Fish and Wildlife on the Grande Ronde