Alerts & Notices

As a visitor to the National Forest, you are asked to follow certain rules designed to protect the Forest, natural resources and to provide for public safety of visitors.

These rules are available to you on-line below or at any office of the Green Mountain and Finger Lakes National Forests. Please take time to read and understand them. If you have additional questions please call your local Forest Service office for clarification.

Rules and Regulations for Forest Use

Alerts


  • Campgrounds and Back-country Privies Closed Due to COVID-1
  • Forest Service to Open roads Depending on Local Conditions
  • Caywood Point Road and Fossenview Trail Reopens- Finger Lakes National Forest

Closures


  • Critical Construction Closure for Deerfield Wind Project
  • Backbone Trail Closed - Finger Lakes National Forest

Conditions

Green Mountain National Forest Seasonal Road Closures

Fall color pops along FR70 in October.

Some Green Mountain National Forest roads are gated throughout snowmobile season and for the winter months. Openings are carried out depending on local conditions as many forest roads continue to be soft, muddy and snow covered. Road listings are updated weekly during Spring opening season and Fall closure season. 


Public Notices

Order R9-20-20-02: Finger Lakes Covid-19 Camping Closures

Overnight camping on the Finger Lakes National Forest is prohibited in designated areas, campgrounds, and shelters, as described in the Order and as shown on the attached list.

Also prohibits use of restroom facilities (privies) within the Finger Lakes National Forest as described in the Order and as shown on the attached list.

Order R9-20-20-02: Covid-19 Camping Closures

Overnight camping on the Green Mountain National Forest is prohibited in designated areas, campgrounds, and shelters, as described in the Order and as shown on the attached list. Also prohibits use of backcountry restroom facilities (privies) within the Green Mountain National Forest along the Appalachian Trail and Long Trail, as described in the Order and as shown on the attached list.


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https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/gmfl/alerts-notices