Alerts & Notices

Forest Closures and Advisories

Please check this page for alerts regarding forest closures due to fire, inclement weather or dangerous conditions. For recreation area and OHV trail closures, visit the:

Recreation Conditions Report

atvwc_000.jpgor call the Call Before You Haul hotline at 803-561-4025 for the most recent trails status. This Web site is updated Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. It is not updated on weekends and federal holidays.

COVID-19 Impacts


Forest Roads and Trails

The Motor Vehicle Visitor Use Maps (MVUMs) for the Francis Marion National Forest and the Sumter National Forest are updated yearly. Ask for one at the district offices. Fall floods have still left some damage and closures:

  • Enoree seasonal roads open: FS 301B; 324; 327B; 331; 394B. Closed for eagle nesting: FS 301F; H. All Enoree seasonal roads are closed for the season as of March 17, 2020 and will reopen mid-August 2020. For specific dates, refer to the Motor Vehicle Use Map for the Enoree Ranger District.
  • Long Cane closed for flood damage: FS 516; 550A; 505 at milepost 2, Curtail Creek bridge.
  • Francis Marion roads closed as of Jan. 10, 2020


  • Francis Marion Ranger District open to dispersed camping
  • Sedalia campground reopens
  • Forest Service reopens Buck Hall Boat Ramp in Charleston County
  • Woods Ferry Trailhead Closure
  • Brick House, Woods Ferry Campgrounds Reopen
  • Enoree OHV Trail Reopens
  • Wambaw Cycle Trail All Loops Open
  • Most boat ramps reopen across Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests

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  • Critical Closure: Station Cove Falls Trail
  • Critical Sedalia Campground closed
  • Critical Enoree seasonal campground closures
  • Critical Molly's Rock Picnic Area closed
  • Critical Burrells Ford campground closed
  • Critical Cherry Hill Recreation Area Closed
  • Critical Fell Camp closed
  • Critical Whetstone Horse Camp Closed

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Current Weather Conditions

Current weather conditions across South Carolina's national forests.