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.


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.
  • Long Cane closed for flood damage: FS 516; 550A; 505 at milepost 2, Curtail Creek bridge.
  • Francis Marion roads closed as of 10/05/2017:  FS 103A (Old Wing); FS 124 ( Freeman); FS 136 (Makie); FS 198 (Callum); FS 130 (Cordesville); FS 158 (Hell Hole); FS 158A (Hell Hole A); FS 158B (Hell Hole B): FS 158D (Hell Hole D); FS 176 (Cumbee); FS 265 (Dog Swamp); FS 220C (Has no name); FS 128 (Wadboo); FS 173 (Harlston Dam); FS 266 (Slash); FS 135 (Litchfield); FS 170 (North Hampton-At Bridges); FS 5015 (Has no name); FS 258 (Summerhouse-Between FS 251H Lotte And Copperhead Road); FS 150A (Guilliard A); FS 167 (Burnd Cane); FS 167A (Burned Cane A); FS 168 (Thomas); FS 182 (Bennett Branch); FS 179B (Bennett Branch B); FS 224 (Cooter Creek); FS 5161 (Has no name); FS 251K (Tanner-Between Avenue and Witherbee Road); FS 134 (Wright-At Culbert Washout); FS 204 (Echaw-At Washout near Waterhorn)


  • Buncombe Red Trail Closure
  • Cedar Creek Rifle Range will be closed Friday, August 17
  • Lick Fork Rec Day Use Area-Water not available
  • Wambaw Cycle Trail is Closed
  • Cherry Hill and Whetstone Campground-reservation system change
  • Attention Sumter National Forest Visitors-Please be aware of open well hazards
  • Seasonal Road Closures on Enoree Ranger District
  • Trash NOT to pack out when you find it: meth lab waste & how to recognize it!

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  • Enoree Ranger District Rifle Range Cleaning Schedule


Current Weather Conditions

Current weather conditions across South Carolina's national forests.