Road Restrictions Announced on Kootenai National Forest

Contact(s): Willie Sykes

LIBBY, Mont. November 25, 2019Due to the extension of hunting season through December 1 this year, roads on the Kootenai National Forest that were scheduled to be opened December 1 will remain restricted to motorized vehicles until December 2. The purpose of these restrictions is to provide wildlife habitat security and opening the roads during hunting season would directly cause a considerable adverse effect on wildlife.

A closure order has been signed by Forest Supervisor Chad Benson. Order Number F14-095-S-19 includes roads that would have been open to both wheeled and over-snow vehicles; these will be posted at the gate. The order will be available with lists of the roads affected at district offices and the supervisor’s office.

For more information please call the KNF Supervisor’s Office at 406-293-6211. You may also view the aforementioned closure order at






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