Alerts & Notices

Current Alerts

The Cleveland National Forest posts important updates, alerts, and notices for the public here. These can include local information, weather and road closure updates in real time. Though we do our best to update this information as it becomes available, for more details or specific questions, please contact the local ranger district in your area. 



Important Updates

South Main Divide Road will be closed Tuesday May 10th for pothole maintenance from Rancho Capistrano in the north to Tenaja Trailhead in the south. It will be reopened for normal use Wednesday, May 11.

Prescribed burns to continue through end of April

Acreage accomplishments may vary based on weather conditions. 


  • Prescribed Burns Scheduled for week of 4/18/16
  • Silverado Canyon Area at Risk of Evacuation During Heavy Rainfall
  • General Fire Restrictions Currently in Effect


  • Road Closure in Orange County
  • Trabuco District Gate Closures
  • Extended Closure of Silverado Canyon Roads
  • Orosco Ridge Shooting Area Remains Closed

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