Alerts & Notices

Fires

Look here for general information about the fire program on the Forests and Grassland. For the latest information about local prescribed fires or wildfires call our fire information line at 970-498-1030.

Fire Restrictions & Closures

The regional forester and forest supervisors occasionally issue orders that restrict or close the use of certain areas if needed. See the box on the right for details.

Safety

The most effective way to prevent mishaps is to adequately prepare for your trip. Knowledge of the area, weather and limitations of your body can help ensure a safe and enjoyable trip. Most areas of the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests are currently affected by the Mountain Pine Beetle outbreak, in addition to the other safety pointers, please also follow the 10 tips for planning a safe trip in Bark Beetle areas and recreation around hazardous trees.

Alerts


  • River Safety Information
  • Flooding Closure Information
  • Area south of Nederland closed to target shooting
  • Remember your safety is your responsibility. Watch out for falling trees!
  • Pawnee National Grassland Road 219 Temporarily Closed for Repairs and Recovery
  • Sawmill Gulch Campground is closed for 2012 season due to flood damage.
  • Guanella Pass Road is open
  • Mizpah Campground Closed for 2014 season

Public Notices

New Oil and Gas Projects - Pawnee National Grassland - (12/6/2011)

On 12/5/2011, Whiting Oil & Gas Corp. applied to the Royal Gorge Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management in Cañon City, Colorado, for permits to drill two new oil and gas wells on Pawnee National Grassland.