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  • Closure Order for July 19, 2019 Storm Event

    Strong winds and rain caused significant damage to portions of the Lakewood-Laona Ranger District on the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest on July 19, 2019.  

    Forest Service personnel began surveying the damage immediately following the storm and have been working to clear debris from recreation sites, roads and trails on the Forest.

    The Forest issued an emergency closure order for roads, trails, dispersed and developed recreation sites in the area of the storm. This order is being updated as often as needed to reflect changes as areas are cleared and reopened for the public to use. Please check the closure order and refer to the map for locations of closed roads and recreation sites. Learn more at

    Full Closure Order Details | 508 Compliant Version | Closure Order Map