Olalla Reservoir reopens today

Olalla Reservoir

Georgia-Pacific reopened Olalla Reservoir to the public at sunrise on Friday, April 5. The reservoir closed Sept. 7, due to safety concerns posed by declining water levels. Conditions have since improved to the point where the slopes leading to the water are more accessible to visitors, who flock to the popular site to boat, paddle, fish and picnic as the weather warms up.

The company-owned reservoir northeast of Toledo was created to provide water for production purposes at the containerboard mill. GP allows the public to use the reservoir for daytime recreation. Visitors use the site at their own risk and must comply with posted rules, including no hunting, littering, tobacco or alcohol usage or gas-powered boat motors. Pets are allowed on leashes and owners must clean up after them.

— Georgia-Pacific Toledo


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