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  • Fire Restrictions In Effect

    Fire Restriction - Order Number 03-00-00-20-004

    Pursuant to 16 U.S.C. § 551 and 36 C.F.R. § 261.50(a), the following acts are prohibited on the Lincoln National Forest.

    • Building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire, campfire, or stove fire.


    The purpose of these orders, which reflect federal and state guidance to limit the spread of COVID-19, is to protect public health and safety.  Group sizes are limited by public health orders and developed recreation sites are closed. 

    Many dispersed activities on all national forests are still allowed,  such as many locations for hiking and dispersed camping. Please follow all social distancing guidelines and all local guidance.

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