Alerts & Notices


During the fire season conditions in the forest can change quickly. Stay informed on the latest wildfire locations and closures before you leave for the woods!

  • The National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) posts a new Situation Report every day. This is a national report that summarizes information on current large fires, gives an outlook for the day, provides the total number of fires and acreage burned, as well as the current number of committed resources.
  • InciWeb has a map of current larger incidents with contact information.
  • Kalispell Interagency Dispatch Center has information on fire danger and links to other resources for Glacier and the Flathead area.

Active fires (greater than 100 acres) in the Flathead National Forest

  • Weasel Fire
    • Location: 14 miles northeast of Eureka, MT, Glacier View Ranger District 
    • InciWeb link  
  • Cannon Fire
    • Location: 15 miles northeast of Condon, MT, Spotted Bear Ranger District
    • InciWeb link 


  • Trail Creek Road (Road 114) Closure
  • Taylor Creek Road (Road 9790) and Werner Peak Road (Road 1658) Closure
  • Van Lake Campground Area Closure
  • Crystal Creek Road (Road 316G) Closure Order
  • Good Creek Road (Road 60) Closure
  • Weasel Fire Area, Road, and Trail Closure Order
  • Food/Wildlife Attractant Storage Special Order
  • Noxious Weed Seed Free Forage Required on Public Land

Public Notices

Long-Term Forest Orders

Long-term Forest Orders include Special Orders that extend beyond one-year and those other than temporary special orders. They include Occupancy and Use, Food Storage, collection orders, and more. Not all long-term orders are shown here, but more will be added. Special Orders are posted in hard copy format at Flathead National Forest Offices.