Alerts & Notices

We may occasionally close roads or parts of the Forest for the safety of people or to protect natural resources. For more details, see the Public Notices or Closures section below or call one of our offices. We also publish full explanations and instructions regarding many of our Forest Orders and closures in the "News & Events" section on this web site.


Administrative Notices Regarding Forest Use


Public Notices

Closure Order #09-12-21-02 - Tower Ridge Road Parking

Camping and parking along Tower Ridge Road is prohibtied to reduce potential safety hazards created by vehicles parked along the narrow roadway and to protect natural resources. 

Firewood Restrictions

There are more than 140 pests and pathogens currently identified that can potentially be moved in firewood. Conserving our Hoosier forests is everyone’s responsibility.  To reduce the spread of these pests and keep forests healthy and resilient, any firewood brought onto National Forest System land must meet one of the following requirements. 

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