Alerts & Notices

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.

Rules and regulationsWe 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.

Region 8 Safety Information

Turn Around, Don't Drown Information


  • Forest Service plans controlled burns
  • Gladie Visitor Center open Friday through Monday 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Spring Fire Season Feb. 15 to April 30
  • 2017 Gladie Visitor Center Events
  • Media Wildland Fire Guide
  • Hydrilla - Help Prevent the Spread
  • Recreation Area Opening Dates and Fees
  • Stearns District Road Closures: Forest Road 6341 and 213

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Weather Conditions

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.