Full List of Active Administrative Orders

The following is a summary of Special Orders which pertain to the Hoosier National Forest. These orders establish certain travel regulations, closures, and other restrictions on the use of the National Forest. Please direct specific questions to the District Ranger's office.

List of Closure Orders

Number

Description

Effective Date

Termination Date

09-12-08

Pioneer Mothers Memorial Forest (map)

 1/27/1995

 Indef.

09-12-18

Horse Camps - Forestwide

 4/28/2000

 Indef.

09-12-55

Endangered Species Protection

 

3/7/2013

 

Indef.

09-12-56

German Ridge Recreation Area (with Map)

3/7/2013

Indef.

09-12-85

Hemlock Cliffs closed to camping

07/18/2016

Indef.

09-12-19-14

General Restrictions and Prohibitions

04/22/2019

Indef.

09-12-109

Springs Valley Campground Permanent Closure

10/15/2017

Indef.

09-12-105

Charles C. Deam Wilderness

 09/21/2017

 Indef.

09-12-115

Hickory Ridge Fire Tower (map)

10/19/2018

Indef.

09-12-21-02

Tower Ridge Road

02/03/2021

Indef.

09-12-20-11

Hickory Ridge Trails Closure

10/19/2020

Indef.

09-12-21-01

Forest-wide Seasonal Cave Closure

12/11/2020

Indef.

09-12-21-05

Firewood Restrictions

05/05/2021

Indef.

09-12-21-06

Two Lakes Loop Closure

05/20/2021

09/18/2021

09-12-21-07

AEP Herbicide Closure

05/27/2021

06/26/2021

09-12-21-08

Birdseye Trail Closure

06/04/2021

12/01/2021

09-12-21-09

Rainbow Lake Area Closure 

07/22/2021

Indef.

09-12-21-10

Hickory Ridge - ANR Pipeline Company

08/04/2021

09/03/2021

Last Updated: 08/04/2021

Administrative Publications Summary

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