Alerts & Notices


Current weather conditions are updated continually.  Weather information is derived from National Weather Service data.  Please see our weather disclaimer.


Don't be delayed on the road! Check road reports for Georgia Department of Transportation

National Forest Seasonal Road Management Schedule - Chattahoochee National Forest


National Morning Fire Report
Daily report on the current wildfire situation in the United States

North Georgia Fire Weather
Fire weather forecasts (weather forecasts that emphasize conditions of possible fire danger) for the immediate area.

For incident information go to the InciWeb website.  Daily report on the current wildfire situation in the United States


Streamflow conditions in Georgia

Drought Watch in Georgia


  • Forest Service Road 17 (West Cowpen) closed
  • FSR 4, Mulky Gap Rd Vehicle Restrictions – Weight Limit 12 Tons, Length 35 Feet
  • Forest Service Road 315 (Dicks Creek Gap Road) is Temporarily Closed
  • High Shoals Creek Falls Trail Closed
  • CAUTION Waterfall Dangers
  • EXTREME HAZARD - Wise Creek Canoe launch, FSR 1098 temporarily closed
  • Forest Service Road 68 closed at Barnes Creek
  • TEMPORARILY CLOSED Roads on the Chattooga River Ranger District

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  • Lakewood Landing Boat Ramp on Lake Blue Ridge to close December 10 for 30 days


Weather Around the Forest

Know Before You Go - Check Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Georgia from the National Weather Service. Please see our weather disclaimer.

View current conditions live via webcams at Brasstown Bald on the Chattahoochee National Forest.

Monitor National Weather Service current weather, plus forecasts for fire, drought, and real-time surface water flows in Georgia.


Public Notices

Pending land sale

Information about the pending sale of ten acres adjacent to Lake Lanier, with proceeds to be retained through The Sisk Act for the future acquisition of land located within the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest boundaries.

About Us - Disclaimers

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