Most restroom facilities at day-use trailheads and boat ramps are locked during the federal government shutdown. Snow levels remain above 5,600 feet, with warmer temperatures predicted. Users should plan ahead and be prepared for fluctuating conditions. Tree blowdown has been reported on a number of trails and roadways throughout the area.
Volunteer crews will be working on various projects on the Jefferson Lake Trail, in the Metolius River area and on the Suttle Lake Loop Trail during the week.
A half-marathon and 10K race will start at 9 a.m. Sunday on trails near Seventh Mountain Resort. Runners will be using Storm King Trail and Forest Roads 4110 and 4130.
— Jake Williky, The Bulletin