How To Plan For Travel During Fire Season In Oregon

Are you planning on traveling in Oregon this summer? If so, one of the most important things that you need to do is be prepared for fire season because, fire season is officially here and it’s important to be aware of how fire can affect your plans. 

Thankfully, even though fire season can delay your traveling plans, the reality is that you can still enjoy your summer in Oregon by following these tips. 

Tip #1 – Have A Backup Plan

One of the most important things to do during your summer trip in Oregon is to always have a back-up plan.

This means that instead of planning on vacationing (or camping) in one specific area, you may want to consider having a plan B for your trip as well because some roads or destinations may be inaccessible due to fire this summer.

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Tip #2 – Stay Informed

Thanks to the Internet, it’s easier than ever before for anyone to stay up-to-date on what’s happening during fire season in Oregon.

While you’re traveling, make sure that you bring your cell phone with you, and charged up, so that you can easily check weather conditions at a moments notice. 

If you don’t own a cell phone, at the very least, you should be checking in with people in the local area where you plan to stay up to date on weather conditions in the area.

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Tip #3 – Be Mindful Of Air Quality

Last of all, but most important, one important thing to remember during fire season in Oregon is to remember that first season can release harmful smoke and ash into the air which can affect breathing conditions.

 If you have allergies, or your lungs are susceptible to smoke inhalation, it’s best to pay close attention to the air quality during fire season because it may also want to bring an N95 face mask ,with a ventilator during your trip as well.