People who camp and hunt on Hancock land need to be aware of the changes. Camping on their land is no longer free. You will be charged $35 to $300 per night. They will be patrolling the area to see where people are and what they are doing. You will be told to pay or leave. If you do not, they will call the police and charge you with trespassing. If this happens you will be banned from Hancock land for life.

Day use is still free. If people abuse their new regulations they will close their land to everyone.

My partner, Bill, has been camping and hunting on Boise Cascade land for over 50 years. I have been hunting and camping with him for 10 years. Hancock clear cuts the land and this makes the game move farther away.

Go to Hipcamp.com and search "Sled Springs" on your computer, or call Eric at 541-786-1119. People need to know this.

Hazel Ortega

Wallowa

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.