Forest Service roads remain open to legally-licensed vehicles operable on all roads in the State of Washington. ATVs do not fit this definition and must remain on designated trails and in areas specifically designated for their use in the Motor Vehicle Use Map or MVUM, which is available free at all forest offices and online at http://1.usa.gov/I4ZIDK.
All Forest Service roads closed by one foot of snow to wheeled-vehicle travel are open to over-snow vehicle use, though seasonal motorized access closures and other forest order closures do apply.
Due to late September storms Forest Roads 81 and was damaged from heavy rains and debris slides. The road remain open and visitors are asked to use caution when traveling through the forest. Updates will be posted on road and trail conditions as reports become available.