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; 457 and 457A; 490. 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 April 20, 2021


  • COVID-19: Francis Marion, Sumter National Forests Offer Virtual Services
  • Lick Fork Lake, Parsons Mountain, to open May 1
  • Enoree seasonal hunt camps to close May 3, 2021
  • Twin Fire increase in activity, burnout being conducted
  • Buck Hall Day Use Bathroom closed
  • FS Road 710 to temporarily close
  • Recreation Area Closures for the Season

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  • Critical Closure: Station Cove Falls Trail
  • Critical Huger Campground closed
  • Enoree Ranger District Rifle Range Cleaning Schedule


Current Weather Conditions

Current weather conditions across South Carolina's national forests.