The ODFW Visitors' Guide
Guidelines for area use
Elkhorn Wildlife Area is closed to entry during the period Dec. 1 – April 10, except by permit.
Camping is allowed April 11 – Nov. 30, and may not exceed 14 days during a 30-day period.
Campfires or open burning is prohibited except at campsites. Open fires are prohibited during designated fire closures.
The use of ATVs, motorcycles, or snowmobiles is prohibited on all area lands except for administrative use or by permit.
A permit is require to remove firewood, cut trees, dig or remove artifacts or archeological specimens, minerals, sand, gravel, rock or any other material.
A permit is required to graze livestock except riding and pack animals in actual use for recreational purposes. Unauthorized livestock or pets such as dogs may be removed from the area and/or impounded at the owner’s expense.
Dogs are prohibited from running at large.
No person shall display behavior which unreasonably deters, distracts or hinders others in the peaceable enjoyment of the area.
Any person may be evicted from the area when continued presence of that person could cause a threat to the rights and safety of others or property.
No person, commercial vendor or company shall dispense or sell material, goods, or items on the area, except by permit.
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