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. There is little to no cell reception in most of the Sierra National Forest.

To report an emergency, please call 911

Identifying emergency resources before your trip may help save precious time in an emergency.

In remote and rural locations, emergency response times are longer than in an urban setting. There is little to no cell reception in most of the forest. Once you find a place with reception, stop moving until you complete your call.

Identifying local  medical services or Search and Rescue before your trip may help save precious time in an emergency. Search and Rescue, Wilderness Travel, and Emergency Planning is paramount.

Notices

The Creek Fire Report of Investigation and Exhibit 30, Origin & Cause Report are both publicly available (PDF downloads)

Alerts


  • High Sierra Ranger District plans fall/winter/spring prescribed fire projects
  • Forest Order 05-15-00-22-27 SNF-Rec-Site-Road-Trail-Closure
  • Forest Order No. 05-15-00-21-24 SNF Camping Restrictions
  • Forest Order No. 05-15-00-21-25 SNF Parking Restrictions
  • High Sierra Ranger District will be changing hours of operation
  • Recreation Fee Program Accomplishment Highlights 2021
  • Public Meeting Creek Fire Ecological Restoration Project Video
  • Seasonal Visitors Center Closure

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