The Area Closures for the Tepee Springs Fire on the Payette and Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests have been terminated - the areas are open to the public. Only the Lake Creek Road (FS 104) and a portion of the Patrick Butte Trail remain closed due to fire hazards and operations - click "Alerts" in the left column to view these closures. French Creek Road (FS 246) is open for public access. The Salmon River road is open for public use.
The Area Closure for the Rapid Fire has been terminated - the area is open for public access.
Members of the public are advised to use caution and good judgement while recreating in the fire areas as fire related hazards such as the potential for falling trees exists. Isolated tree torching may occur within the fire areas as hot spots remain.
The Payette National Forest is NOT under FIRE RESTRICTIONS. Campfire and stove use are allowed on all areas of the Forest.
Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program
Weiser - Little Salmon Headwaters CFLRP - Payette National Forest's Landscape Restoration Project in the national CFLR program. Restoration through Community Based Collaboration.
Mill Creek - Council Mountain Landscape Restoration Project.
Lost Creek - Boulder Creek Landscape Restoration Project.
Middle Fork Weiser River Landscape Restoration Project.
Huckleberry Landscape Restoration Project - early planning stages - no materials available but check back soon.
5th Project - Project area and details not determined yet.