Alerts & Notices

Please check the Alerts & Notices page before you recreate on the Manti-La Sal National Forest.  Simply knowing the Forest Orders, alerts, notifications and closures prepares you for a pleasurable outdoor experience with no surprises! Learn more about Manti-La Sal National Forest Fire Information and Restrictions.

General Public Information:

  • ​​​No alerts.

Ferron/Price Ranger District:

  • Lake Fork Camping and Road Closure: To protect public safety along the described roads and areas due to fire due to the impacts of the Coal Hollow and Pole Creek Fires and monsoonal flooding including soil instability and roadway damage. Forest Road 0070 (Lake Fork Canyon Road): From the National Forest boundary in Lake Fork Canyon to the Junction with Forest Road 0006. Forest Road 0232 (Smiths Fork Road): Entire length from the Junction with Forest Road 0070.

Sanpete Ranger District:

  • No alerts.

Moab/Monticello Ranger District:

  • Geyser Pass Improvements Project (GPIP) – Road, Developed Site, and Area Closure: The purpose of this Order is to protect public safety and to allow construction crews to operate safely and efficiently during the Geyser Pass Improvements Project. Geyser Pass Road (0071) from its junction with the La Sal Loop Road to the top of Geyser Pass (Geyser Pass Trailhead) will be closed to the public August 30 thru September 12. From September 13 thru October 29, the section of Geyser Pass Road from Gold Basin Road to the top of Geyser Pass (Geyser Pass Trailhead) will remain closed until October 29th, 2021 or until project completion. Geyser Pass Road from its junction with the La Sal Loop Road to its junction with the Gold Basin Road (0241) will open to the public. Expires October 29, 2021.
  • Pack Creek Fire Closure Order: Updated August 13, 2021. To prevent potential injury to the public while fire suppression operations are occurring in the area. To allow firefighters and incident managers the ability to conduct suppression operations with minimum impact to public safety. Expires December 31, 2021.

 

Frequently Asked Questions:

If I see a dangerous situation, (mudslide, flood, fire) who can I call?

First be sure you and your family are in a safe place. Please call 435-637-2817 during the week to report a situation or call 9-1-1 on the weekend.

If I have an emergency on the National Forest, who should I contact?

If you have an emergency on the National Forest, the best thing to do is call 9-1-1 and they will dispatch the nearest help. Cell service is not always available. You may need to travel to a higher point to get service.

Where do I call to report a fire?

Please call the Moab Fire Dispatch Center, 435-259-1850.  They will dispatch the appropriate personnel.

Are there bears on the Manti-La Sal National Forest?

Yes.  Be aware that bears are in the forest. Follow these tips to discourage bears from entering your campsite.


Forest Order Name and Number Date Expires Districts Affected

Lake Fork Camping and Road Closure

04-10-3-21-03

08-27-2021 01-01-2022 Ferron/Price

Geyser Pass Improvement Project

04-10-4-21-05

08-30-2021 10-29-2021 Moab/Monticello

UPDATED Pack Creek
04-10-4-21-03

08-13-2021 12-01-2021 Moab/Monticello

Weed Free Hay Order
0410-21-03

08-02-2021 07-17-2026 Entire Forest

Fireworks and Spark Arrestors
04-2020-01

07-16-2021 Until further notice Entire Forest

Explosives and Exploding Targets
04-2020-02

07-16-2021 Until further notice Entire Forest

Camping & Occupancy Stay
04_10_013

04-01-2003 Until further notice Entire Forest

 

     

 

     

 

Closures


  • Lake Fork Camping and Road Closure
  • Geyser Pass Improvements Project (GPIP) – Road, Developed Site, and Area Closure
  • UPDATED Pack Creek Fire Closure Order


https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/mantilasal/alerts-notices