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:

  • Pack Creek Picnic Area Closure: To prevent potential injury to the public due to unstable soils and damaged trees/vegetation by restricting access to heavily affected areas of the Pack Creek Fire.
  • Geyser Pass Road Forest Road #50071- the entire length from the junction with the Gold Basin Road up to and including Geyser Pass area at the junction with forest road 50129, is closed. Approximate length of the closure is three (3) miles. The closure is to prevent potential injury to the public while the Geyser Pass Road is being widened with heavy equipment by a contractor. The closure will also allow the contractor to finish the required work in a timely manner shortening the length of the closure period.

 

Frequently Asked Questions:

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 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.

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

Yes. Be aware that bears are in the forest. Follow these tips to discourage bears from entering your campsite: https://www.fs.usda.gov/visit/know-before-you-go/bears.


Forest Order Name and Number Date Expires Districts Affected

Pack Creek Picnic Area Closure

04-10-04-22-01

04-04-2022 12-31-2022 Moab/Monticello

Weed Free Hay Order
0410-21-03

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

Lake Fork Camping and Road Closure

04-10-3-22-01

05-17-2022 01-01-2023 Ferron/Price

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

 

     

 

     

 

Alerts


  • Geyser Pass Closure

Closures


  • Lake Fork Camping and Road Closure