Alerts & Notices

Fire Information

For the latest information about fire activity on the forest, visit the Coeur d'Alene Interagency Dispatch Center web site and InciWeb.


  • Tentative Opening Dates for Rec Facilities on the Idaho Panhandle NF
  • Food Storage Requirements on Bonners Ferry, Priest Lake & Sandpoint Districts


  • Copper Ridge Road 403 Closure Order 01-04-07-19-001
  • Auxor Road 489 Closure Order 01-04-01-19-002
  • Garnet Area Road 3781 & 3781-b Closure
  • Hume Ridge Road 1950 Closure No. 01-04-02-19-002
  • Hayden Lake Divide Road 406 Closure
  • North Gold Creek Trail 111 Closure No. 01-04-06-19-001
  • Brush Lake Campground Closure No. 01-04-07-16-003
  • Bonners Ferry Trail Closure 01-04-07-17-11

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Road Conditions

The Road and Trail Condition Reports for each district will be updated as we receive information on changing conditions. Please contact the appropriate ranger station if you have trail or road condition information to report. We recommend to check road updates or contact your local Forest Service Office before venturing into the woods.

Current Conditions

Don't let a surprise storm catch you unaware! Check the weather before you leave for your favorite spot.

Quick Links

Key Contacts

IPNF Public Affairs Officer
Shoshana Cooper
(208) 765-7211

Idaho Panhandle Avalanche Center (IPAC)


Jeff Thompson
(208) 263-6635

Kevin Davis
(208) 265-6686

Eric Morgan
(208) 265-6674

Coeur d'Alene and Silver Valley:
Melissa Hendrickson
(208) 769-3067

Kootenai Area -
Libby, MT:
Ben Bernall
(406) 295-7555