Alerts & Notices

Special Orders

A Special Order is a document signed by either the Regional Forester or Forest/Grasslands Supervisor for the purpose of closing or restricting an area or National Forest/Grassland System road or trail.  Special Orders are issued when necessary to protect public health and safety and to provide the public with consistent restrictions.  The Special Order may cover the Northern Region, the Dakota Prairie Grasslands as a whole, or be specific to the Ranger District.


Dakota Prairie Grasslands

McKenzie Ranger District

Sheyenne Ranger District

Medora Ranger District


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