CHEMULT, Ore. – The Chemult Ranger District office is closed until further notice due to incident management team needs for the Thielsen Fire currently burning on the Umpqua National Forest.

For public and firefighter health and safety, the decision was made to close the Chemult office to anyone not assigned to the incident, including Forest employees and the public.

Visitor information, including maps, permits and Matsutake mushroom season information is available by contacting the Chiloquin Ranger District at 541-783-4001 or the Klamath Ranger District at 541-883-6714.


Hardcopy packets for Matsutake mushroom harvest are available at the Chiloquin Ranger District, 38500 Hwy 97 N in Chiloquin, and at the Klamath Ranger District, 2819 Dahlia St. in Klamath Falls.

Matsutake and personal use firewood permit information can also be found online at https://www.fs.usda.gov/main/fremont-winema/passes-permits/forestproducts.

For more information on the Fremont-Winema National Forest, visit http://www.fs.usda.gov/fremont-winema, follow the Forest on Twitter @FremontWinemaNF or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/r6fwnf.