Diamond Lake campgrounds open early

Unseasonably warm weather and virtually no snow has allowed the Umpqua National Forest to open a handful of its campgrounds around Diamond Lake.

And while similar conditions exist around Fish Lake and Union Creek, the concessionaire who runs those campgrounds for the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest says logistics keep her from opening before May 1.

"It's basically campground-host availability," says Alisa Acosta, who owns the concessionaire company Rogue Recreation. A lot of....

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Concessionaire could land more Forest Service campgrounds

The Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest is considering turning over operation of six more of its campgrounds to a concessionaire as a way to keep them open and maintained for the public, but with some fee increases.
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Concessions, reservation changes set for forest campsites

Three of eight campgrounds in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest will open this weekend, and they'll have a new concessionaire and a first-ever reservation system in place.
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