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


  • Flood Damage on the Finger Lakes 08/14


  • Critical Construction Closure for Deerfield Wind Project
  • Caywood Point Road and Fossenview Trail Closed - Finger Lakes National Forest
  • Backbone Trail Closed - Finger Lakes National Forest