Social Distancing

COVID-19 Sanitizing and

Other Safety Guidance, Tips, and Checklists  

(Archived: COVID-19 River Closures posted April / May 2020)

Leave No Trace COVID-19 Research

River Management During the COVID Pandemic - Report of today's river management practices asked on a survey fielded May 2020. Respondents represent federal, state, county, city, and non-governmental entities in 24 states across the country. 


Here are shared guidance offerings that may help you complete yours!

Protocol, checklists
Handy Tip

Practical, Available and Less Damaging than BleachHypochlorous Acid is made from non-high demand ingredients, such as vinegar, it is also much less damaging to materials than bleach does. The shelf life is about two weeks once you make a batch.

Common Practice

(Thanks go to Jeff Novak, Klamath National Forest) We’re posting updates to the (Klamath National Forest) website and at the Ranger Station (in Happy Camp) near the most used river accesses, and providing it virtually through front-desk visitor services staff. The (Forest’s) Recreation page has a recreation conditions report where open and closed developed rec sites are listed.


Boating - General or Motororized/Human Power 

Motorized Boating-Oriented 

Angling, General Outdoor Activity