Metolius River in Central Oregon

Metolius River in Central Oregon


Waterway Access

PASSED! - Waterway Access (HB 2835) – The bill provides:

o   a mandated public process for waterway access/segment closures on state lands,

o   access considerations for any new or reconstructed state bridges, and

o   a required annual report on waterway access closures or openings.


The bill was developed and championed by OO and member American Whitewater and is the first proactive waterway access bill to pass the Oregon Legislature in decades.