Please check the Alerts, Notifications, and Closures that are in effect on the Payette National Forest.  If you have any questions, please contact the appropriate Ranger District. 

Alerts and Notifications 

Payette National Forest (208) 634-0700

  • no alerts at this time

McCall Ranger District (208) 634-0400

  • no alerts at this time

Krassel Ranger District  (208) 634-0600

  • no alerts at this time

New Meadows Ranger District (208) 347-0300

  • Granite Mountain Over Snow Vehicle Closure - for a map and more information click here

Council Ranger District (208) 253-0100

  • no alerts at this time

Weiser Ranger District (208) 549-4200

  • Woodhead Timber Sale traffic on Seid Creek Road (#50036). Heavy traffic May-July 2023 in the area from Brownlee Creek south on HWY 71 to Cambridge and Weiser. 


Current Regional Orders - learn more about the Weed Free Hay Order, Explosives and Exploding Targets and Fireworks and Spark Arrestors.

Forestwide Orders

  • Bridge Load Limit / Forest Order: 04-12-375

    • Start Date: 3-27-2007 Expires: Until Further Notice
  • Abandon Mines / Forest Order: 0412-328

    • Start Date: 9-28-2003 Expires: Until Further Notice
  • Reckless Driving / Forest Order: 0412-167

    • Start Date: 9-1-1992 Expires: Until Further Notice

Title 36 of the Code of Federal Regulations 261.50 (a) gives each Forest Supervisor the authority to issue orders which close or restrict use of the of described areas within the area over which he/she has jurisdiction. An order may close an area to entry or may restrict the use of an area by applying any or all of the prohibitions authorized in Title 36, Part 261, Subpart B, of the Code of Federal Regulations.


Roadwork - Planned Construction & Repair Projects

This page will be updated as new information is released. Please check this page frequently as weather, work schedules and other circumstances may change quickly. Call the relevant District Office for more detailed information.  Thank you and have a safe visit to the Payette National Forest!