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:
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:
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.
Welcome 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!
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.