Recreation

Regional Recreation Conditions:
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The Rocky Mountain Region manages 17 national forests and seven national grasslands throughout Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, along with most of South Dakota and Wyoming. The Rocky Mountain Region is known for its many different types of world-class recreational opportunities.
 
Since safety is the number one concern of the US Forest Service, links are provided below to subjects that may be of concern for the public traveling through or within US Forest Service lands located within the Rocky Mountain Region:
 

Fire & Emergencies

 
Fire fighters attempting to bring a wildfire under control. Click to view the Fire & Emergency Information website in a new window.Since Fire & Emergency Information is so critical, we have posted all of the Fire & Emergency Information on it's own page. Please click on the photo to the left or the Fire & Emergency Information link to view this important information in a new window.
 
 

Road & Travel Conditions

 
Don't be delayed on the road! Using the map below, check up-to-date road and travel reports for states surrounding and within the Rocky Mountain Region area:
 
Rocky Mountain Region Highway Information MapClick to view the Idaho Highway Information website Click to view the Montana Highway Information website Click to view the Missouri Highway Information website Click to view the Iowa Highway Information website Click to view the Minnesota Highway Information website Click to view the North Dakota Highway Information website Click to view the Texas Highway Information website Click to view the Oklahoma Highway Information website Click to view the Utah Highway Information website Click to view the Arizona Highway Information website Click to view the New Mexico Highway Information website Click to view the Colorado Highway Information website Click to view the Kansas Highway Information website Click to view the Nebraska Highway Information website Click to view the South Dakota Highway Information website Click to view the Wyoming Highway Information website
 
 

Alerts & Notices/Special Orders

 
The Regional Forester and Forest Supervisors may issue Alerts & Notices or Special Orders from time to time that may restrict or close certain areas from public use. Use the buttons below to visit those pages for each national forest (NF) and national grassland (NG) within the Rocky Mountain Region.
 
 

Weather & Flood Conditions

 
Weather conditions can change rapidly, please click on the National Weather Service (NWS) National Weather Hazards Map to find the latest Severe Weather Information for your area. Click on the Flash Flood Area sign for current National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Flash Flood Warnings and potentially life-saving Flash Flood Information.
 
National Weather Service (NWS) National Weather Hazards Map. Click to view the NWS National Weather Hazards website in a new window.
 
Flash Flood Area warning sign. Click to view the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Flood Monitoring website in a new window.