Alerts & Notices

We may occasionally close roads or parts of the forest for the safety of people or to protect natural resources. For more details, see the Public Notices or Closures section below or call one of our offices.


  • Williams River Road Closed to Through Traffic
  • Firewood Alert
  • Correction to Monongahela National Forest Visitor Map


Road Conditions

Road conditions in West Virginia can vary greatly and change quickly, especially in the winter.

Public Notices

Order No. 09-21-13-13 Cave Closure Order

This order prohibits entering or being in or using any cave on National Forest System lands within the Monongahela National Forest, unless the cave is specifically posted open.

Cranberry Glades Botanical Area - Order 09-21-12-06

This order establishes restrictions in Cranberry Glades Botanical Area of the Monongahela National Forest, located in Pocahontas County, WV.

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