Alerts & Notices

We may occasionally close roads or parts of the forest for the safety of people or to protect natural resources. For more details, see the Public Notices or Closures section below or call one of our offices.


  • Road Conditions in the Winter
  • Be Bear Aware!
  • Correction to Monongahela National Forest Visitor Map
  • The Forest Service and WV State Police Need Your Help
  • Firewood Alert


Road Conditions

Road conditions in West Virginia can vary greatly and change quickly, especially in the winter.

Public Notices

Order No. 09-21-14-18 Lower Clover Timber Sale Area Closure

This order restricts entrance or use of the are encompassing the Lower Clover Timber Sale Area designated in Exhibit A for the protection of public health and safety during a helicopter logging operation.

Order No. 09-21-13-13 Cave Closure Order

This order prohibits entering or being in or using any cave on National Forest System lands within the Monongahela National Forest, unless the cave is specifically posted open.

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