Alerts & Notices

FOREST CONDITIONS

7-7-2014 Snow drifts near Deadwood Lookout

 

Memorial Weekend Update:

Most Boise NF campgrounds will be open with full service Memorial Day weekend except for those areas above 7,000 feet.  Closed areas include: Trinity Recreation Area, Shafer Butte Campground, Bull Trout Campground and all access roads to Deadwood Reservoir. View Memorial Day Camping News Release.

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

Snow drifts, down trees and rocks may block access on high elevation Forest roads.  Call the Districts for updates.  Make your reservations at: www.recreation.gov.

 

Photo of road covered by a slide  - #327

 

 

Web cams:

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

 

Call the Boise National Forest Ranger Districts for most current road conditions before traveling.

 

Check daily weather conditions...

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

 

Check Idaho Road Conditions at: http://lb.511.idaho.gov/idlb/

 

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

 

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

 

 

ROAD, TRAIL AND FIRE CLOSURES:

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.

 

2016 Mountain Home Ranger District - 208-587-7961

 

5-26-2016 REVISED Elk & Pony Fires - Area and Trail Closure Version #8

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. 

 

2016 Mountain Home Ranger District - 208-587-7961

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.

 


                                

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Closures


  • 5-26-2016 TERMINATION - MT. Home RD Elk and Pony Fires - Version #7 Closure
  • 5-26-2016 Idaho City RD - TERMINATION of Lykow Flat Closure Order
  • 5-26-2016 MT. Home RD - Elk and Pony Fires - Version #8 - Closure
  • 5-4-2016 Idaho City RD - Temp. Closure Lykow Flats Area
  • 5-17-2016 Payette and Boise NF Temporary Road Closure July 30, 2016
  • 5-13-2016 Termination - Idaho City RD - Temp. Closure NFS roads 327 and 384 -
  • 3-18-2016 MT Home RD. - Temp. Road Closures - 0402-01-63
  • 11-12-2015 Termination of closure of NFS Road #255 (Roaring River Road)

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Conditions

Current Forest Conditions

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