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Travel Alerts

Travel Oregon’s first priority is the safety of our residents and visitors. As we navigate life through a pandemic and historic wildfires, we always recommend consulting official resources prior to traveling to ensure access to your destination is safe.

COVID-19 Travel Information

Effective March 11, 2022:

The U.S. has reopened its borders to vaccinated international travelers. Some countries may require negative PCR tests before re-entry. Please visit the Oregon Health Authority’s website for information about where to get tested. Oregonians are excited to reconnect with the global community and reunite with friends and families.

Other Guidelines:

As of March 11th, masks are no longer be required in indoor spaces including schools. Please continue to be patient, flexible and kind, especially if asked to mask up, or share your vaccination status. These measures are in place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Masks are still “strongly recommended” in the outdoors for people at higher risk from the disease, such as people who are elderly, immunocompromised, or those who haven’t been vaccinated.

For more traveler information and prevention tips, we encourage you to seek the most current information from the following sources:

Wildfire Conditions

Are there currently wildfires in Oregon?

Like many states in the West, Oregon has seen an increase in the size of wildfires in recent years. While natural wildfires are a part of healthy forest ecosystems, uncontrolled wildfires caused by people can endanger lives, homes and vital natural resources.

As of May 18, 2022:

Many wildfire-impacted areas remain closed, while others have reopened but still require caution when visiting. Please confirm conditions using  TripCheck and respect road closures. Here’s what to know about Oregon’s wildfire-impacted areas.

For more information and answers to frequently asked questions, read this guide to wildfire season in Oregon.

Oregon Welcome Centers

Can I visit an Oregon Welcome Center in person?

All of Oregon Welcome Centers (PDX, Ashland, Brookings, Seaside, Ontario, Klamath Falls, Boardman and Oregon City) are open to assist visitors in person.

Visitors may call 1.800.547.7842 to request information, submit travel questions to Ask Oregon or visit to talk to a friendly staff member and pick up a few travel guides for the region you’re visiting.