KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST
Pursuant to 36 CFR 261.50(a) and (b), and to provide for public safety, the following acts are prohibited within Happy Camp District of the Klamath National Forest. This Order is effective from June 18, 2016, until the Pony Fire is fully supressed.
1. Going into or being upon National Forest System lands within the Pony Fire Closure Area.
2. Being on any National Forest System road within the Pony Fire Closure Area, as shown on the attached map. 36 CFR 261.54(e).
ORDER NO. 16-05-778
KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST
Pursuant to 16 USC 551 and 36 CFR 261.50(a) and (b), and to provide for public safety, the following acts are prohibited within the Klamath National Forest. This Order is effective from June 10, 2016 to June 9, 2017.
1. Going into or being upon National Forest System lands described below and shown on Exhibit A and Exhibit B. 36 CFR 261.52(e)
2. Being on any National Forest System road within the closure areas, as shown on the attached map. 36 CFR 261.54(e).
3. Being on any National Forest System trail within the closure areas, as shown on the attached map. 36 CFR 261.55(a)
Yreka, CA – In order to provide for public safety and protect natural resources, fire restriction rules will begin on the Klamath National Forest starting on Saturday, July 16 and continue through the end of the official 2016 fire season in accordance with Forest Order No. 16-05-781.
Thousands of ground nesting Yellow Jackets have colonized the area around Norcross Campground and Trailhead. Visitors are advised to avoid the area at this time. Alternatives for camping, Sulphur Springs Campground is a few miles before Norcross and provides great shaded and remote camping sites. For access into the Marble Mountain Wilderness visitors are advised to utilize the trailhead at Sulphur Springs Campground and use the Elk Creek Trail instead of Norcross.
Using an explosive, possessing, discharging or using any kind of firework or pyrotechnic device and operating or using any internal/external combustion engine without an approved spark arrestor is prohibited on Natioanl Forest system lands. For the full language of the Order click here.
Operating a vehicle outside the California vehicle code and operating a vehicle carelessly, recklessly or without regard for the rrghts or safety of other persons or in a a manner or at a speed that would endanger or be likely to endanger any person or propery is prohibited on National Forest System lands. Click here for the full order.
Driving on roads and highways in the National Forest of California can be a pleasant adventure or it can be frustrating, tiring and sometimes even hazardous. For current road conditions anywhere in California, call 1-800-427-7623 or visit the Cal Trans web site.