Alerts & Notices

Photo of a truck loaded with logs

 

 

May through early fall of 2015 - CAUTION ALERT:  Emmett Ranger District  208-365-7000

State and Federal, logging and gravel hauling operations, have begun in the Scriver Creek area about six miles north of Crouch, in the Garden Valley area. 

Trucks started hauling around April 28, 2015 and operations are expected to continue through early fall, along National Forest System roads 693B & 693 (Scriver Creek Roads), and National Forest System Road 698 (Middle Fork Payette River Road). 

Some trucks will be making multiple trips daily.  Warning signs have been posted in this area.     

 

 

FOREST CONDITIONS:

FIRE INFORMATION:  INCIWEB.

Check with the local Ranger Districts about roads and conditions before heading out. 

For more information:

Boise NF Supervisor's -208-373-4100

Interagency Visitor Center - 208-373-4007.

Boise Dispatch - 208-384-3398

 

 

ROAD, TRAIL AND FIRE CLOSURES:

ALERT:  The Mountain Home Ranger District - Trinity Mountain Recreation Area and Campgrounds are closed until July 15.  The roads are gated and will remain gated until the District opens the area.  

 

5-29-2015 Mountain Home Ranger District - REVISED Elk & Pony Fires - Area and Trail Closure Version #7.

View the revised closure and map. 

Dog Creek Area remains closed.  Wilson Trail System remains closed.  (Review the map for area and trail closures).

South Fork Boise River / Anderson Ranch Reservoir Day Use Area has changes.  See the map for areas open to day-use and areas open to overnight camping.

Order number:  0402-01-60.  Mountain Home Ranger District - 208-587-7961.

 

 

6-19-2015 Mountain Home Ranger District -  DANSKIN TRAIL SYSTEM IS OPEN.

VIEW THE NEWS RELEASE

VIEW THE TERMINATION ORDER

Order number:  0402-01-61.   Mountain Home Ranger District - 208-587-7961.

 

 

2015-Mountain Home RD

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

View the closure and map.

Order number:  0402-01-59.   Mountain Home Ranger District - 208-587-7961.

 

 

2015 SPRING CONDITIONS: 

If you have questions, call the Ranger Districts for more information.

Make your campground and cabin reservations at:  www.recreation.gov

 

Lowman Ranger District - call the District at:  208-259-3361.

Update:  6-17-2015 -  Bull Trout Campground is OPEN.  No reservations until July 4th weekend.  So first come, first serve until then.

All Deadwood Reservoir access roads and the Campgrounds are OPEN.

6-17-2015 Forest Service Road 555 (Scott Mountain Road) to Deadwood is OPEN.

 

 

ROAD CLOSURES:

Currently there are several road closures in effect due to flash washouts and flooding 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 County Sheriff Department or the local Forest Service Office.

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Bureau of Land Management (BLM) acres burned north of Mountain Home will remain closed to all entry until April 30, 2015. Call local BLM offices for current updates.

 


                                

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