Alerts & Notices

FOREST ALERTS AND NOTICES

 

Photo of burned trees from the Pioneer Fire

 

Fire Information Hotline 208-259-3214

Boise NF Supervisor's Office - 208-373-4100 (weekdays)

AREA CLOSURES:

 

(Effective 9-23-2016) - Area Closure Pioneer Fire - Version #9  (0402-00-47)

Version #9 is the same a Version #8, except:

  • Road #385 (Banner Ridge Road) is open from Highway 21 to Road #542 (Archie Creek Road) and Road #542 is open. 
  • All land bounded by Jackson Creek, Banner Ridge Road, and Highway 21 is open.

 

VIEW NEWS RELEASE

VIEW THE CLOSURE MAP

VIEW THE CLOSURE ORDER

VIEW THE TERMINATION OF VERSION #8

 

 

Photo of Version #9 Pioneer Fire Closure Map

 

 

 

 

 

TERMINATION - Effective 8-31-2016 -  Area Closure Rough Fire - Version #1   (0402-05-58)

Fire closure for Rough Fire Version #1 (0402-05-58) has been terminated.  View Pioneer Fire Closure Area -  Version #7.

VIEW THE TERMINATION

 

 

TERMINATION - Effective 8-31-2016 -  Buck Fire Area Closure - Version #1 (0402-05-57)

Fire closure for the Buck Fire Version #1 has been terminated.   View Pioneer Fire Closure Area - Version #7.

VIEW THE TERMINATION

 

 

 

FIRE RESTRICTIONS:

9-15-2016 News Release - BOISE NATIONAL FOREST STAGE 1 FIRE RESTRICTIONS LIFT

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions lift on Thursday, Sept. 15, at 11:59 p.m.  

View the termination.

 

 

ALERTS

Photo of a drone

 

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


  • 9-15-2016 Stage 1 Fire Restrictions to be lifted
  • 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

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Closures



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Conditions

Current Forest Conditions

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