Fire Restrictions are in effect on the Tahoe National Forest. Campfires and barbeques are only allowed in designated sites. For the list of sites and further restriction information, click here to view the Forest Order.
Significant logging activity will impact the Forest Hill Divide (FS 88) and Mosquito Ridge (FS 96) Roads. The public is advised to be on the lookout and extremely cautious while utilizing these routes during recreation activities and hunting season.
Log trucks will be hauling on Saddleback Road from daybreak to approximately 4:00 pm on weekdays. At this time, there is no hauling taking place on weekends. For driver safety, there will be traffic control in place at the intersection of Oak Ranch and Saddleback Roads, and at Highway 49 and Cannon Point. The trucks will be using CB channel 15 on Saddleback Road (S 409). A helicopter will be flying over the road approximately 6 miles up from Highway 49; road guards will be in place at this crossing as well.
Hauling on Saddleback Road is finished. (07/08/14)
The Forest Service is conducting prescribed burning of approximately 15 acres of underburn and hand piles on the Yuba River Ranger District at the following locales: T17N, R11E, Sections 26, 27 and T16N, R10E, Sections 17, 18, 19. For more information on these projects, please contact the Yuba River Ranger District at (530) 288-3231.
The Forest Service is conducting prescribed burning of 40 acres of underburn on the Yuba River Ranger District at the following locations: T17N, R11E, Sections 26 and 27. Skillman Campground area off Highway 20 east.
Pursuant to 16 USC and 36 CFR 261.50(a) and (b), and to provide for public safety, the following acts are prohibited within the American River Ranger District of the Tahoe National Forest. This Order is effective from September 26, 2013 until May 1, 2014.
A partial road closure of Mosquito Ridge Rd (Hwy 96) from the junction of the Ralston Ridge Rd (Forest Rd 23), east to the junction of Forest Rd 96-052, west of French Meadows Reservoir for public and firefighter safety is currently in effect. Click here for more info
Regional Foresters and Forest Supervisors may issue orders that will close or restrict the use of certain areas if the need arises. Such orders will be posted so that visitors to the National Forest can reasonably be expected to be familiar with them. Copies of the orders will be available in the offices of Forest Supervisors and District Rangers. Follow the link listed above to view and read the Forest Orders.