Alerts & Notices

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 911 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 911 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 th Manti-La Sal National Forest?

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


  • Campgrounds open until closed by snow.
  • La Sal Loop Road Closed Until March
  • Bridge Closed at North Fork of Six-Mile Canyon

Public Notices

Straight Canyon Closure Order

This order closes the roadside in Straight Canyon to camping.


This order gives details regarding open and closed areas and facilities in the area of the Seeley Fire Scar.

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