Alerts & Notices

Safety First

Please 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.


  • Parking lot access due to snow
  • Lytle Creek phones are down
  • Smoke alert: Winter prescribed burning
  • Pacific Crest Trail in Deep Creek Area reroute for equestrians


  • Critical Highways 18, 38, 74, 173 and 243
  • Critical Cranston Fire Closure Area
  • San Bernardino Mountains Road Closures
  • Lytle Creek Road Closures
  • San Jacinto Ranger Station/Visitor Center Closed
  • 2N43 (Sawpit Cyn Rd) blocked
  • Santa Rosa Road (7S02) Winter Conditions Closure
  • Big Bear/Running Springs area winter season road closures

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Local Road Conditions

Road Closures in San Bernardino and Riverside counties.


Other Sources of Fire Information

View our short-list of other fire information sources, both local and national.