▶️ Updated ‘Go Now’ evacuations include long stretch of Cascade Lakes Highway

Cedar Creek Fire evacuations Sept. 7, 2022

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office has issued updated evacuation levels due to the 18,000-acre Cedar Creek Fire. The new evacuations include a long stretch of the Cascade Lakes Highway.

Here is the latest list as of 4:05 p.m. Wednesday as well as an interactive map below.

Level 3 means “Go Now” — The danger is imminent. Do not wait, do not pack up belongings. Level 2 means “Be Set” to evacuate. Level 1 means “Get Ready.”

The sheriff’s office says 911 will use wireless emergency alerts (WEA) to reach people in the evacuation areas that may not be signed up for Deschutes Alerts. 

Be sure to check the Deschutes County emergency information web page for additional updates. The Cedar Creek Fire InciWeb page at this link is also a good resource for fire updates.

Level 3 – GO NOW

Areas east of the Lane County/Deschutes County Line, North of the Klamath County/Deschutes County line, northwest side of Wickiup Reservoir, the area surrounding Crane Prairie Reservoir and south of 6 Lakes Trail and Lava and Little Lava Lakes to include:

  • Cultus Lake Lodge and Campground
  • Little & Big Cove Boat-In Campground
  • West Cultus Boat-In Campground
  • Little Cultus
  • Cultus Mountain
  • Crane Prairie Reservoir
  • Brown’s Mountain
  • Lemish Butte
  • Ketchketch Butte
  • Johnny Lake


Level 2 – BE SET

North of the line delineating Township 20S from Township 19S, east of the Lane County/Deschutes County line, south of 6 Lakes Trail, and west of Cascade Lakes Highway to include

  • Lucky Butte
  • Williamson Mountain
  • Winopee, Snowshoe, Senoj, Big Finger, Upper Snowshoe, Long, Puppy, Leech, Goldeneye, and Lucky Lakes

The northwest side of Davis Lake

Level 1 – BE READY

The area surrounding Lava and Little Lava Lakes

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