Alerts & Notices

Forest Closures and Alerts

Closures and alerts on the Apalachicola can happen quickly because of fire, inclement weather or other dangerous conditions. Information is often updated quickly on Facebook and Twitter.

For visitor questions and concerns about the Apalachicola National Forest, please call 850-926-3561.

Please check the National Weather Service forecast for the Bristol, FL and Crawfordville, FL areas before visiting the Apalachicola.


  • Multiple Recreation Sites Remain Closed
  • Stay Bear Aware!
  • Section of Forest Road 381 closed
  • Rules and Regulations
  • National Forest Flash Flood Bulletin