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.
Mosquito Ridge Road (Road #96) is closed at Gorman Ranch Road (approximately 7 miles SE of Foresthill) until further notice for public safety. Recent storms have compromised the integrity of the road. The closure is signed at Gorman Ranch Road but not gated to allow residents ingress/egress. Please obey signs.
The Tahoe National Forest is conducting prescribed burning operations across the Forest during the wet season (fall to spring). For updates on burning operations, please visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/TahoeNF or follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/Tahoe_NF. Or contact your local Ranger Station.
Pursuant to 16 USC § 551 and 36 CFR § 261.50(b), and to provide for public safety and resource protection, the following acts are prohibited on the Tahoe National Forest. This Order is effective from February 17th, 2017, through June 1st, 2017.
1. Being on National Forest System Road 18, from the intersection of State Route 20 north to National Forest System Road 14, as shown on exhibit A. 36 CFR § 261.54 (e)
2. Being on National Forest System Road 96, from the intersection of Placer County Road 3002 west to National Forest System Road 96-01, as shown on exhibit B. 36 CFR § 261.54(e).
Forest Officers are empowered to enforce the Code of Federal Regulations applicable to National Forest use. The regulations are designed to protect the Forests and the natural environment, to ensure the health and safety of visitors, and to promote a pleasant and rewarding outdoor recreation experience for all visitors.
Regional Foresters and Forest Supervisors may issue orders that will close or restrict certain areas or uses of the National Forest if the need arises. Such orders hold the weight of law and will be posted so that visitors to the National Forest can reasonably be expected to be familiar with them. Copies of the orders will be available in the offices of Forest Supervisors and District Rangers. By clicking the link above, you will find a listing of Forest Orders for the Tahoe National Forest.