Alerts & Notices

Are You Prepared?

Please check the Alerts & Notices page before your trip to the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. Simply knowing the Forest Orders, current conditions, alerts, and closures prepares you for a pleasurable outdoor experience with no surprises! This webpage provides current information about restrictions, closures, fire conditions, alerts, and advisories.


Closures & Restrictions

Title 36 of the Code of Federal Regulation 261.50 (a) gives each Forest Supervisor the authority to issue orders which close or restrict use of the of described areas within the area over which he/she has jurisdiction. An order may close an area to entry or may restrict the use of an area by applying any or all of the prohibitions authorized in Title 36, Part 261, Subpart B, of the Code of Federal Regulations.


Information about current conditions is offered here for general reference and can change rapidly. Please be prepared when you are embarking on an outdoor adventure.



  • Bridgeport Winter Recreation Area Opens to Snowmobiling
  • Lamoille Canyon Closed
  • Boot Fire Area Closure Order
  • Lovell Canyon Closed to Recreational Shooting
  • Carson Ranger District Over Snow Vehicle Area Restrictions
  • Hope Valley SNO-Park Seasonal Fires Restriction Order
  • Spring Mountains NRA Year Round Fire Restrictions


  • Critical Lamoille Canyon Closed
  • Critical Boot Fire Area Closure Order
  • Critical Bird Creek and Timber Creek Campgrounds on the Ely Ranger District Closed