Recreation

Recreation Conditions

 
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 users of US Forest Service lands located within the Rocky Mountain Region:
ROAD/TRAVEL CONDITIONS
 
Don't be delayed on the road! Click on the states below to check up-to-date road and travel reports for the surrounding states of the Rocky Mountain Region area:
 
 
Rocky Mountain Region Highway Information MapClick to view a link to the Idaho Highway Information website Click to view a link to the Montana Highway Information website Click to view a link to the Missouri Highway Information website Click to view a link to the Iowa Highway Information website Click to view a link to the Minnesota Highway Information website Click to view a link to the North Dakota Highway Information website Click to view a link to the Texas Highway Information website Click to view a link to the Oklahoma Highway Information website Click to view a link to the Utah Highway Information website Click to view a link to the Arizona Highway Information website Click to view a link to the New Mexico Highway Information website Click to view a link to the Colorado Highway Information website Click to view a link to the Kansas Highway Information website Click to view a link to the Nebraska Highway Information website Click to view a link to the South Dakota Highway Information website Click to view a link to the Wyoming Highway Information website
 
 
ALERTS/NOTICES/SPECIAL ORDERS
 
The Regional Forester and/or Forest Supervisors may issue Alerts, Notices and Special Orders from time to time that may restrict or close certain areas from public use. Use the buttons below to visit these pages for each Rocky Mountain Region national forest and grassland.
 
COLORADO
 
KANSAS
 
NEBRASKA
 
SOUTH DAKOTA
 
WYOMING
FIRES/EMERGENCIES
 
Fire fighters attempting to bring a wildfire under controlWelcome to the Fire Restriction Information section. This section contains links to the most popular information regarding fire restrictions or fire bans, wild fires that may already be burning, along with information that private homeowners may find useful in making sure that their homes are wild fire ready. We even try to explain the difference between Stage 1 and Stage 2 Fire Restrictions!

Use the links below to jump directly to:
WEATHER 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 Flash Flood Warnings and potentially life-saving Flash Flood Information.
 
 
National Weather Service (NWS) National Weather Hazards Map and link to the NWS National Weather Hazards website
 
National Weather Service (NWS) National Weather Hazards Map and link to the NWS National Weather Hazards website