Morrisons Rogue Wilderness Adventures & Lodge Unaffected by Last Year’s Wildfires

Merlin, Oregon—Morrisons Rogue Wilderness Adventures and Lodge are in full swing for the 2019 season and want to be clear that their tours and lodging are unaffected by last year’s wildfires in the area. Although last year’s Klondike and Taylor Creek fires impacted a number of local businesses and landowners and made outdoor recreation in the area challenging at times, there is no current negative impact on Morrisons trips or lodging whatsoever.

It is estimated that the Klondike and Taylor Creek fires burned over 211,801 acres of forest land, however, there is no fire damage is visible from Morrisons Lodge or from any vantage point on any of our multi-day trips. As far as the outlook for this reason, recent winter storms are bringing unprecedented rain and snowpack. The Medford National Weather Service reports that rainfall for 2019 so far is nearly 3 inches above average. While the Statesman Journal reports snowpack levels are 117% of normal for this time of year.

General Manager Andrew Pratt encourages outdoor enthusiasts to book trips early to ensure availability. “The precipitation trends this winter are putting us on track for an exceptional whitewater rafting season this year,” says Pratt. “More water in the winter means more fun to be had in the spring and summer. We’re grateful and confident it will also have a positive effect on wildfires later this summer.”

Morrisons Rogue Wilderness Adventures and Lodge offer a variety of guided trips on the Wild & Scenic stretch of the Rogue River. They also serve as a clearinghouse of information for campers and rafters planning their own trips on the Wild & Scenic Rogue River. Resources to support self-guided travelers can be found on their new website. There you’ll find georeferenced campsite maps, trail maps, boater’s guides, and information about equipment rentals to make your trip to the Rogue River easy and fun.

If you’re looking for an opportunity to get some exercise and escape the busyness of the modern world this summer, Morrisons’ trips are the perfect fit.


About Morrisons Rogue Wilderness Adventures

Morrisons has been leading world-class rafting, fishing, and hiking adventures on the Rogue River for over 50 years. They are Southern Oregon’s premier river adventure outfitter, working daily to protect and preserve the majesty of the Wild & Scenic Rogue River. To learn more about Morrisons Rogue Wilderness Adventures, please visit their website at https://rogueriverraft.com/. To access resources, tips, and tools for self-guided travelers visit their new website at https://wildrogue.com/.