Alerts & Notices


  • Houston Valley Temporarily Closed
  • Recreation Events on the Blue Ridge Ranger District
  • Overflow Road is temporarily closed
  • Chattahoochee River Road partially open
  • Roads reopened on Chattooga River Ranger District
  • Richard Russell Scenic Byway Closure
  • Coosa Backcountry Trail Footbridge
  • Pinhoti Bike Race

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  • Scull Shoals Trailhead Closed Indefinitely


Weather Around the Forest

Check current weather around the forest and view our webcams on Brasstown Bald. Get information about special alerts from the National Weather Service, fire, drought, and real-time surface water flows in Georgia.

Fire Danger Rating

Check out this fire danger rating map from the Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC). Updated daily around 2:30pm and links to the GFC fire weather system web page for more details.

Public Notices

Public Notices Master List

This list provides links to important information for you to know when visiting the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests.