Current Conditions

Fire Information

During the fire season conditions in the forest can change quickly. Stay informed on the latest wildfire locations and closures before you leave for the woods!

  • National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) posts a new Situation Report every day. This is a national report that summarizes information on current large fires, gives an outlook for the day, provides the total number of fires and acreage burned, as well as the current number of committed resources.
  • InciWeb has a map of current larger incidents with contact information.

Kootenai Fire Information

The Kootenai National Forest homepage will contain the latest up-to-date fire information during fire season.



Public Notices

Regional Orders

Regional orders including Weed Free Forage & Mulch, Occupancy and Use Restrictions, and Camping Stay Limits


  • Know Before You Go OffSite Link

    Regardless of the activity, always be prepared! Stay informed of current conditions and follow safe practices when enjoying your National Forests