Closures & Regulations

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The following is a list of official orders issued by the Forest Supervisor for the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. These Forest Orders describe the prohibitions, closures, and regulations for the Forest and are subject to updates and changes. Questions regarding these orders should be directed to the Ranger Districts. For current restrictions that are in effect limiting certain activities that commonly start wildfires, visit the Fire Restrictions page.

 

Regional Orders

Learn more about the Weed Free Hay Order, Explosives and Exploding Targets and Fireworks and Spark Arrestors. These orders are region-wide and affect all forests in the Intermountain Region, including the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.

 

Forest Orders

Districts

 

Emergency Closures

Order No.

Title

Active
Until

Date
Signed

04-17-23-17

Mt. Charleston (Lee, Kyle, Deer Creek Canyons) CLOSED Until Further Notice

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Closed Until Further Notice

08/29/2023

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Forest-Wide Orders

Order No.

Title

Active
Until

Date
Signed

04-17-23-12

Forest Wide Camping Occupacy and Use Restrictions

Until Rescinded

08/20/2023

04-17-23-13

Forest Wide Areas Roads and Trail Use Restrictions

Until Rescinded

08/18/2023

04-17-05-11

Under 21 Consumption

Until Rescinded

09/29/2005

04-17-05-10

Possession of Cannabis

Until Rescinded

09/29/2005

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Austin-Tonopah Ranger District

Order No.

Title

Active
Until

Date
Signed

No District Specific Orders at this Time

 

 

 

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Bridgeport Ranger District

Order No.

Title

Active
Until

Date
Signed

04-17-23-06

Hoover Wilderness Food Storage Order

Until Rescinded

07/13/2023

04-17-17-23

Hoover Wilderness Restrictions Occupancy & Use

Until Rescinded

08/28/2028

04-17-11-09

Powell Canyon Road Closure

Until Rescinded

09/13/2011

04-17-11-05

Cultural Area Closure

Until Rescinded

04/11/2011

04-17-10-10

U.S. Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center Intensive Use Area Closure

Until Rescinded

09/13/2010

04-17-09-01

Pacific Crest Trail Restrictions

Until Rescinded

09/10/2009

04-17-09-11

Food and Refuse Storage Restrictions

Until Rescinded

08/22/2009

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Carson Ranger District

Order No.

Title

Active
Until

Date
Signed

04-17-23-18

Faith Valley Area Closure

10/31/2023

08/31/2023

04-17-23-08

Restricted Use Mokelumne Wilderness Area

05/31/2026

07/29/2023

04-17-21-15

Peavine and Dog Vally
Day Use Areas Only

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09/30/2026

10/20/2021

04-17-20-16

Jack Valley Dog Leash Requirement

Effective Oct. 1 thru Nov. 20 each year until 2025

10/06/2020

04-17-11-06

Dog Leash Requirement

Until Rescinded

07/01/2011

04-17-09-01

Pacific Crest Trail Restrictions

Until Rescinded

09/10/2009

04-17-09-12

Occupancy and Use Restrictions in the Whites, Thomas, and Jones Creeks Areas, Including the Galena Creek Recreation Area

Until Rescinded

08/24/2009

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Ely Ranger District

Order No.

Title

Active
Until

Date
Signed

No District Specific Orders at this Time

 

 

 

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Mountain City-Ruby Mountains-Jarbidge Ranger District

Order No.

Title

Active
Until

Date
Signed

No District Specific Orders at this Time

 

 

 

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Santa Rosa Ranger District

Order No.

Title

Active
Until

Date
Signed

No District Specific Orders at this Time

 

 

 

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Spring Mountains National Recreation Area

Order No.

Title

Active
Until

Date
Signed

04-17-20-09

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Mahogany Fire Rehabilitation Closure

September 30, 2025, or until rescinded

07/24/2020

04-17-15-01

Rainbow Canyon Flood Diversion Structure Closure

Until Rescinded

04/26/2015

04-17-13-20

Butterfly Collection Closure Area

Until Rescinded

08/20/2013

04-17-13-10‚Äč

Prohibition on Feeding Wild Horses and Burros

Until Rescinded

04/31/2013

04-17-13-08

Lee Canyon Meadows Occupancy and Use Restrictions

Until Rescinded

04/19/2013

04-17-22-10

Spring Mountains National Recreation Area Hours of Operation 

September 11, 2027

09/09/2022

04-17-23-01

Vehicle Snow Chains Requirements during Inclment Weather

March 14, 2028, or until rescinded

03/14/2023