Ridge Creek Salvage Sale Road Closure, CDA River Ranger District


Forest Order: 01-04-03-24-002 Ridge Creek Salvage Sale Road Closure

Ridge Creek Salvage Sale Road Closure Map.pdf


Pursuant to 16 U.S.C. § 551 and 36 C.F.R. § 261.50(b) the following are prohibited on the National Forest System (NFS) roads in the Coeur d’Alene River Ranger District, Idaho Panhandle National Forest, described below and shown on the attached map incorporated into this Order as Exhibit A (Ridge Creek Salvage Road Closure Order):

1. Being on the road 36 CFR 261.54(e)


Pursuant to 36 C.F.R. § 261.50(e), the following persons are exempt from this Order:

1. Persons with Forest Service Permit No. FS-7700-48 (Permit for Use of Roads, Trails, or Areas Restricted by Regulation or Order), specifically exempting them
from this Order or a written determination by a Forest Service authorized officer that a permit is not required under 36 C.F.R. § 251.50(e)(1) or (2).
2. Any Federal, State, or Local Officer, or member of an organized rescue or firefighting resource in the performance of an official duty.


Forest Development Road 1530.

The portion of Forest Development Road 437 from the intersection with Forest Developmental Road 206 to intersection with Forest Development Road 406.

The portion of Forest Development Road 406 from mile post 11.8 to intersection with Sage Creek Saddle.

The portion of Forest Development Road 428 from Hudlow Saddle to mile post 1.

The closed roads are also shown on the map attached as Exhibit A.


This closure is for public and contractor safety due to timber harvest activity on nearby lands in the Coeur D’ Alene River Ranger District.


1. This Order shall be in effect from:

May 20th, 2024 through October 31st, 2024 starting on Mondays at 03:00 am through Fridays at 05:00 pm. The closure order will not apply on weekends and the following major holidays of Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day.

All Alerts

Key Contacts

IPNF Public Affairs Officer
Patrick Lair
(208) 765-7211

IPNF Fire Public Affairs
Kary G Maddox
(208) 557-8813

Idaho Panhandle Avalanche Center (IPAC)


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