Marathon Boat Races to Close Stretch of Rogue River

RIVER CLOSURES: Closed Thursday May 26, 2022, the Rogue River from Baker Park to Almeda Park including all boat ramps will be CLOSED during race events scheduled from 7:30am to 3:00pm.

During the Marathon Jetboat Races, the Rogue River will be closed in designated areas and during designated times. All spectators will remain off the water until the races are over. All spectators will remain 50 feet from the waterway at all times.
Movement on the water is Restricted to Law Enforcement, Rescue personnel and Authorized Race Officials during the closures. Private boats are not allowed to assist with crash/rescue operations for safety reasons.

Boats can be anchored on the shoreline if it is deemed safe by Race Officials and Law Enforcement. All users shall be OFF the water and in an approved area 1 hour prior to the start of the race. Any unauthorized boat on the water during the closure may be cited for Reckless or Unsafe Operation (ORS 830.315 & 305 / $421.00). Law Enforcement will be patrolling the waterways during the race events.

Courtesy of JoCO SO

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