REMINDER: MOST OF THE BOISE NATIONAL FOREST HAS NO CELL PHONE COVERAGE.
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
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
With the reduced risk of wildfires due to cooler temperatures and precipitation in the area, state and federal wildfire officials will lift Stage 1 Fire Restrictions within the West Central Idaho Mountains effective Thursday, Sept. 15, at 11:59 p.m.
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. Order #0402-00-41
This order was terminated effective Friday morning, September 11, 2015, at 12:01 a.m.
With the threat of wildfire danger increasing throughout southwest Idaho, local wildland fire management agencies will implement Stage 1 Fire Restrictions, effective August 21, 2015 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. VIEW THE ORDER.
The exemptions section of the closure order allow campers in Bad Bear and Ten Mile Campgrounds and residents of summer homes up Summer Home Road (adjacent to ten mile CG) to remain within the closure. The closure boundary County Roads, Highway 21, and the South Fork of the Payette River are open to the public.