North Fork Hughes Fire activity closes additional trails

Release Date: Aug 3, 2017  

Nordman, Idaho (August 3, 2017) – The Idaho Panhandle and Colville National Forests have issued temporary closures on National Forest System Trails #535, #315 and #317 and extending the existing #512 (Shedroof Divide Trail) closure from the #312 Junction north to Little Snowy Top.  These trails access remote and rugged areas near the North Fork Hughes Fire in the Salmo Priest Wilderness potentially create a public health and safety issue if accessed.

Information on the North Fork Hughes Fire is updated on InciWeb at https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5343/.  For additional information, please contact the Priest Lake Ranger District at (208) 443-2512.  For questions regarding campground reservations, please visit http://www.recreation.gov/ or call (888) 448-1474.