Alerts & Notices

Ongoing Fires and Emergencies - Inciweb

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Idaho Roads of Concern - OHV

On the Nez Perce National Forest there are more than 2630 miles of roads and trails currently open for motorized uses.  Click here to read more about the roads of concern (you will be re-directed to the Nez Perce NF website).

Winter Conditions


Special Orders

Region-Wide Special Orders

Forest-wide Special Orders

Anaconda Pintler Wilderness Special Orders

Selway Bitterroot Wilderness Special Orders

Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Special Orders


  • Forest Road #5768 Temporary Closure beginning 6/20/2022

Public Notices

21-Bitt-04 Stage II Fire Restrictions (Rescinded 8/24/2021)

The purpose of this order is to reduce the probability of human-caused ignitions of wildfire during times of dry fuel conditions.

20-D1-04 Mill Creek Trail

The purpose of this order is to protect the Bitterroot National Forest Trail Crew and the public from potential harm from trail construction related hazards (rolling rock, rigging operations, etc.). The Trail closure allows for the Trail Crew to conduct construction activities in the safest possible manner. The Trailhead and Road closure allows for the Trail Crew to camp at the Trailhead during construction operations and meet the Trails Programs COVID Mitigation Standard Operating Plan.


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Bitterroot NF employee assessing avalanche conditions