Alerts & Notices

FOREST ALERTS AND NOTICES

Photo of smokey Hwy 17 and broken gurardrail

 

Fire Information Hotline 208-384-3266 

Boise NF Supervisor's Office - 208-373-4100

AREA CLOSURES:

8-17-Pioneer Version #6, Rough and Bull MAP

(8-17-2016 View Large Closure Map for three fires - Pioneer (Version #6), Buck and Rough.)

 

(Effective 8-17-2016) - Area Closure Pioneer Fire - Version #6  (0402-00-44)

Fire closure for area, roads and trails. 

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LIST OF CLOSED CAMPGROUNDS UNDER VERSION #6 CLOSURE.

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VIEW THE CLOSURE ORDER

 

8-17 Photo of the Pioneer Fire - Version #6

 

 

(Effective 8-09-2016) -  Area Closure Rough Fire - Version #1   (0402-05-58)

Fire closure for area roads and trails.

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VIEW MAP OF PIONEER AND ROUGH CLOSURES

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VIEW THE CLOSURE

 

Photo of map of Rough Fire area closure

 

 

7-4-2016 - Buck Fire Area Closure - Version #1

Buck Wildfire Area Closure Version #1 (0402-05-57)

Fire closure for area, roads and trails. 

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VIEW THE MAP

VIEW THE CLOSURE

photo of Buck Fire closure map

 

FIRE RESTRICTIONS:

Effective August 1, 2016 - Fire Restrictions to be Implemented in Treasure Valley and West Central Mountains

With the threat of wildfire danger increasing throughout southwest Idaho, local wildland fire management agencies will implement Stage 1 Fire Restrictions, effective August 1, 2016 beginning at 12:01 a.m.  They will remain in effect until further notice. These restrictions are intended to decrease the chance of any preventable fires in the designated areas.

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VIEW THE ORDER, LIST OF DESIGNATED AREAS and MAP

VIEW AND PRINT THE DESIGNATED CAMPGROUND MAP

 

Photo of a map of the Boise NF Campgrounds

 

ALERTS

 

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PLEASE DO NOT FLY DRONES IN OR NEAR THE FIRE AREA.  IF YOU FLY WE CAN’T! 

 

REMINDER:  MOST OF THE BOISE NATIONAL FOREST HAS NO CELL PHONE COVERAGE.

 

NOTICES

ALL LARGE WILDFIRE INFORMATION WITHIN THE BOISE NATIONAL FOREST WILL BE POSTED TO INCIWEB.

INCIWEB is used for information about wildfires primarily over 100 acres in size.  To locate Boise National Forest fire information click on the State dropdown link and then choose Idaho.  http://inciweb.nwcg.gov

For Information on potential highway closures or restrictions, visit the Idaho Department of Transportation road report page at:  http://www.511.idaho.gov/
 

 

Smoke in the valley from the Walker Fire

 

 

WEATHER

Check daily weather conditions...

Also check weather at http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/boi/

Idaho State Highways can be closed with weather events check for avalanches at: http://www.avalanche.org/

Web cams:  http://lb.511.idaho.gov/idlb/cameras/routeselect.jsf?view=state&text=m&textOnly=false

 

 

Little Beaver Complex Fire Photo for Movies

 

FIRE INFORMATION -  INCIWEB.

For more information:

Boise NF - Supervisor's Office -208-373-4100

Interagency Visitor Center - 208-373-4007.

Boise Dispatch - 208-384-3398

 

Photo of tree in the road

 

ROAD, TRAIL AND FIRE ALERTS

Termination of  Closure:  2016 Mountain Home Ranger District - 208-587-7961

7-20-2016 MM14 Highway 21 Fire Area Closure Version #1

Fire closure for fire area, roads and trails.  

VIEW THE TERMINATION

 

 

ALERT!  Mountain Home RD - South Fork Boise River - Use Caution

Please use caution if you plan on floating the South Fork Boise River.  The South Fork Boise River, located in a large roadless area, is a changing river due to mud slides and rock deposits following large fires. Rafters need to be aware and prepared for changeable rapids. The Buffalo Creek rapid, which used to be a Class 3, is now a Class 5 Rapid.  Please view the video and use extreme caution!

 

 

Danskin Trail System

Weather and conditions permitting, the Danskin Trail System is normally open from April 11 to January. Check with the Mountain Home Ranger District for updates and conditions.

 

Trinity Recretion Area

Trinity Recreation Area opens July 15.  Call the Districts for updates and road conditions. Make your reservations at: www.recreation.gov.

 

 

2016 REVISED Elk & Pony Fires - Area and Trail Closure Version #8 - closure remains in effect

VIEW THE CLOSURE AND MAP 

Dog Creek Campground Area remains closed.

Tailwaters Area is day-use only.

Wilson Trail System is closed to motorized and mechanized vehicles.  (Review the map for area and trail closures).

National Forest System (NFS) roads 061DG and 061V are closed.

Order number:  0402-01-64. 

 

National Forest System Trail 045 (Roaring River) and National Forest System Trail 122 (William Pogue) remain closed.

View the closure and map.

Order number:  0402-01-59.  

 

 

ADDITIONAL ROAD CLOSURES: 

Roads that were washed out in 2014 may still be closed. Check with the Ranger District before heading out.

Currently there are several road closures in effect due to flash floods in 2014. 

Some of the closed roads are still in repair status. VIEW NEWS RELEASE.

For UPDATES on road closures due to spring floods call the local Forest Service Office.

 

 

 


                                

Alerts


  • 8-1-2016 Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Implemented
  • 3-15-2016 Cascade RD SFSalmon River Road Weight Restrictions Order # 0402-04-54
  • 9-11-2015 Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Terminated
  • 9-11-2015 Termination - Original Order - Stage 1 Fire Restrictions
  • 6-19-2015 Termination of Danskin OHV Area Closure
  • 6-17-2015 Exploding Devices
  • 5-29-2015 Termination of Elk and Pony Fires - Area and Trail Closure VERSION #6
  • 5-27-2015 Idaho City RD - Termination of Multiple Orders.

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Closures



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Conditions

Current Forest Conditions

Call the Districts for updated information and conditions before heading out.