Closure Order 01-17-05-21-006 Red River Ranger District

NEZ PERCE-CLEARWATER NATIONAL FOREST
RED RIVER RANGER DISTRICT

ORDER No. 01-17-05-21-006

Pursuant to 16 U.S.C. § 551 and 36 C.F.R. § 261.50(b), the following National Forest Service trails are closed, as shown in the attached map, within the Red River Ranger District of the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests.  These restrictions are in addition to those general prohibitions in Title 36, CFR, Part 261, Subpart A, and become effective on September 02, 2021 and will remain in effect until October 31, 2021 or until rescinded. 

PROHIBITIONS

  1. Being on a trail. [36 CFR 261.55(a)]. 

PURPOSE

The purpose of this order is to protect public health and safety due to active wildfire in the area.  

CLOSED TRAILS

  • Trail NFS #91, closed from the junction with NFS Trail #312 to the junction with NFS Trail #311 as shown on the attached map.
  • Trail NFS #201, closed from the junction with NFS Trail #230 to the junction with NFS Trail #96 as shown on the attached map.
  • Trail NFS #311, closed from the junction with NFS Trail #201 to the junction with NFS Trail #91 as shown on the attached map.
  • Trail NFS #354, closed from the junction with NFS Trail #201 to the junction with NFS Trail # 311 as shown on the attached map. 

EXEMPTIONS

Pursuant to 36 C.F.R. 261.50(e), the following persons are exempt from this Order:

  1. Persons with a special use authorization or other written Forest Service authorization specifically exempting them from the effect of this Order.
  2. Any Federal, State, or local officer, or member of an organized rescue or fire fighting force in the performance of an official duty.
  3. Federal or State administrative personnel in the performance of an official duty.

VIOLATIONS

Any violation of this prohibition is punishable as a Class B misdemeanor by a fine of not more than $5,000 for individuals and $10,000 for organizations, or by imprisonment for not more than six (6) months, or both. (see 16 U.S.C. § 551, 18 U.S.C. § 3571, 18 U.S.C. § 3581 (b)(7)).

IMPLEMENTATION

This Order will be effective September 2nd, 2021 until October 31st, 2021 or until the order is rescinded, whichever occurs first.  

INFORMATION

Further information regarding this Order may be obtained at the Red River Ranger District, 300 American River Road, Elk City, Idaho 83525, Telephone: (208) 842-2245.

Done at Kamiah, Idaho this 1st day of September 2021.

/s/ Cheryl F. Probert
Forest Supervisor
Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest

CLOSURE ORDER .PDF with MAP





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