Boater Cautioned After Using Closed Boat Ramp

Updated: Apr 4


photo by Lincoln County parks

On 03/30/2020, Lincoln County Deputies dealt with a fisherman boating on the Siletz River that launched at the closed county boat ramp at Moonshine Park, Logsden, Or. The drift boat and occupants were contacted at the Twin Bridges ramp which is also closed along with Moonshine Park and all other county ramp facilities due to current COVID-19 restrictions. 


Deputies confirmed with the vessel operator that Lincoln County Parks officially closed all county operated boat ramps due to the current health hazard. Contact with the operator was handled as education, a citation was not issued in this incident. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office would like to thank all our citizens for your patience and understanding as we all navigate the current health crisis. 


Because of current conditions surrounding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Lincoln County Parks office, located at 880 NE 7th St. will be closed to public access until further notice. Services will continue by phone, email and by appointment. The Lincoln County Parks Department will not be accepting reservations for group sites at Moonshine County Park, until further notice.


Moonshine Park -  All camping is closed until further notice, including group areas and individual sites. The day use at the park will remain open. 

Elk City Park - The campground will remain closed until further notice. The day use area will remain open.

Jack Morgan Park - The campground will remain closed until further notice. The day use area will remain open.

ALL OTHER DAY USE PARKS AND BOAT RAMPS WILL BE CLOSED

These restrictions and closures will remain in place until lifted by Lincoln County.

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