Alerts & Notices

Safety First

Safety FirstPlease be aware of these alerts and notices because many unexpected situations can present difficult challenges for forest visitors.

Be well informed and prepared for your next visit to the forest.

Before venturing out, contact the nearest Forest Service office for recent information on alerts, advisories, notices and closures.

To report an emergency, please call 911.


  • COVID-19 Visitor Services


  • Forest Order No. 05-11-00-20-04 Walker Fire Closure
  • Forest Order No. 05-11-01-20-01 Fern Falls Trail Bridge Closure
  • Forest Order No. 05-11-00-20-08 Fire Use Restrictions
  • Forest Order No. 05-11-02-2005 (Lower Bucks Lake Grizzly)
  • Forest Order No. 05-11-03-20-02 (Sandy Beach Road Closure)
  • Forest Order 05-11-03-19-09(Road 23N00 and 23N28)
  • Forest Order 05-11-00-19-03(Four Road Closure)
  • Forest Order(Upper Golden Trout Crossing Bridge Closure)

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Public Notices

Alerts & Notices

If a particular use is restricted or section of the forest is closed to the public, the Forest Orders and other information will be posted here. Restrictions and closures may take place for many reasons including fire danger, public safety, wildlife protection, road and campground upgrades, etc..

Health/Safety Closure - Quarry at Soda Rock (pdf)

Health/Safety Closure - Quarry at Soda Rock (pdf) Click here to view more information