Alerts & Notices


  • Weather Related Road and Trail Information on the Blue Ridge Ranger District
  • Weather Related Road Closures On Chattooga River Ranger District
  • Dukes Creek and Raven Cliff's Temporary Closure
  • Anna Ruby Falls Temporary Closure
  • Both USFS wildfires 100 percent contained
  • Temporary Road Closure of Forest Service Road 332 and Forest Service Road 88
  • Pinhoti Trail Bike Race
  • Houston Valley OHV System Closed for Winter

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  • Locust Stake and Oakey Mountain OHV Trails Closed due to Weather


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

“Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest Land Adjustment Act of 2015” maps

View maps as introduced and subject to change entitled “Priority Land Adjustments, State of Georgia, U.S. Forest Service—Southern Region, Oconee and Chattahoochee National Forests, U.S. Congressional Districts—8, 9, 10 & 14” dated September 24, 2013, that are part of 114th Congress, H.R. 470 “Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest Land Adjustment Act of 2015.” 

Rules and Regulations for Forest Visitors

Rules and regulations play a role in protecting our natural resources and enhancing the experiences you have as a visitor to the national forests. Please take a few minutes to become familiar with some of the "rules of the road" we use.

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