Before visiting the Daniel Boone National Forest, there is information you should know about. In the Alert section you will find information about current conditions and closures on the forest.
We want your visit to be an enjoyable one. By following national forest rules and regulations, your outdoor recreation experience should prove rewarding and other visitors will likewise enjoy their visits. Please visit the rules and regulations page for more information.
Forests to Faucets on Saturday March 18th - 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Celebrate World Water Day and International day of the forest by discovering how National Forests provide clean water to millions of Americans!
Building for Bluebirds on Sat., March 25th - 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Join us to build bluebird boxes! This free event is fun for all ages and helps provide nesting areas for bluebirds. Build your box and take it home to help bluebirds in your area!
Media coverage is an integral part of keeping the public informed about wildfire activity in their community, but to ensure personal safety and avoid interrupting firefighting efforts, all news media should notify the appropriate agency before going to a wildland fire location.
Hydrilla, a highly invasive aquatic plant, was recently found in Cave Run Lake. Please help prevent the spread of this plant by removing all plant matter from your boat, trailer, and equipment before entering Cave Run Lake and before visiting other lakes, rivers and streams. See the following website for more information:
The following roads are closed due to slides: Wolf Knob Road (closed at milepost 3.4) and Forest Service Road 6341 (off Wolf Knob Road). These roads are located near Ayers, KY, south of KY 92 in Whitley County on Stearns Ranger District.
Before traveling or going outdoors to play, it's good to check the current weather and weather forecast. Especially in mountainous areas, local conditions can change quickly. Be well prepared so you can enjoy your trip.