Alerts & Notices

Bighorn National Forest - Special Orders

The Regional Forester and Forest Supervisors may issue orders that restrict or close the use of certain areas if needed. View a list of special orders, including area & road closures.

Know Before You Go

A quick list of helpful information to help you plan your trip.


  • Tongue River Cave Annually Closed April 15-August 31
  • 2021 Prescribed Burns Planned
  • Updated Crater Ridge Area Closure
  • Bighorn National Forest COVID-19 Updates
  • Fireworks are not allowed in the Bighorn National Forest


Weather and Travel

Information on current weather and travel conditions.