Alerts & Notices

FOREST CONDITIONS

Photo firefighters sawing a tree by Kari Greer

 

Revised Closure:  7-25-2016 Idaho City RD 

208-392-6681  Version #3

Fire Information Hotline:  208-384-3266

Pioneer Wildfire Area Closure Version #3 (0402-00-40)

Fire closure for area, roads and trails.  Initial start was 8 miles north of Idaho City.

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VIEW THE CLOSURE

Photo of expanded closure map

 

Termination of Closure: Mountain Home RD 

208-587-7961

7-22-2016 The MM14 Highway 21 Fire Area Closure has been terminated.

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(VIEW THE CLOSURE / VIEW THE MAP)

 

 

 

ALERTS

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.

A map showing repair section of 555 road

 

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/
 

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

 

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 & CLOSURES BY DISTRICT

 

Revised Closure:  7-25-2016 Idaho City RD 

208-392-6681  Version #3

Fire Information Hotline:  208-384-3266

Pioneer Wildfire Area Closure Version #3 (0402-00-40)

Fire closure for area, roads and trails.  Initial start was 8 miles north of Idaho City.

VIEW THE MAP

VIEW THE 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.  

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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

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



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Closures


  • 7-25-2016 Pioneer Fire Expanded Closure - Version #3
  • 7-23-2016 Expanded Closure Pioneer Fire Version #2
  • 7-19-2016 Pioneer Fire - Closure Area - Version #1
  • 7-4-2016 Lowman RD - Buck Fire Closure - Version #1
  • 6-2-2016 Idaho City RD - Temporary Road Closures #311K and #311K1
  • 7-13-2016 TERMINATION OF TEMP. CLOSURE OF #595 TRAIL
  • 5-26-2016 Idaho City RD - TERMINATION of Lykow Flat Closure Order
  • 5-26-2016 TERMINATION - MT. Home RD Elk and Pony Fires - Version #7 Closure

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Conditions

Current Forest Conditions

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