Expect long delays between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. on the follow dates: July 15 -18 and July 25 – Aug 1, 2016 along the National Forest System road 555 (Scott Mountain Road) on the Lowman Ranger District. An Iron Wolf road grinder will be used to repair the road and access will be very limited. Please use an alternate route to travel to and from Deadwood area indicated on the map.
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
7-20-2016 MM14 Highway 21 Fire Area Closure Version #1
Fire closure for fire area, roads and trails.
VIEW THE CLOSURE
VIEW THE MAP
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
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.
6-2-2016 – Idaho City RD – Temporary road closures of National Forest System (NFS) roads 311K and 311K1 to any type of motorized use effective 6/1/2016 through 9/15/2016 and 6/1/2017 through 9/15/2017 (two summers). View the Idaho City Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM), the road is seasonally closed 6/15 thru 9/15 each year. Order number: 0402-03-64
Effective - 6-7-2016 – Idaho City RD – Temporary trail closure of to all public use of a ½ mile segment of National Forest System (NFS) trail #595. This order goes into effect on June 7, 2016 and self-terminates on September 15, 2016. Order Number: 0402-03-65
Effective 5-26-2016 Version #7 Elk and Pony Fires Area and Trail Closure has been TERMINATED.
Dog Creek Campground Area (closed), Tailwaters Area (day-use only), Wilson Trail System (closed to motorized and mechanized vehicles) and National Forest System (NFS) roads 061DG and 061V are closed. (Review Version #8 of the closed order and maps for area and trail closures).