Rio Grande National Forest - Special Orders

 The table below provides a listing of all active Special Orders on the Rio Grande National Forest. In addition to these orders, the Regional Special Orders also apply to all lands managed by the Rio Grande National Forest.

Follow this link to Regional Special Orders

 

Order Number Description Effective Termination
RG-2022-05 Wheeler Road #600 Closure Map 08/03/22 09/30/22 or until rescinded
RG-2022-04 Continental Lake Road # 513.1A Closure
Continental Lake Road # 513.1A Closure - Map
06/14/22 12/31/22 or until rescinded
RG-2022-01 Shaw Mesa Meadow Occupancy & Use Prohibitions
Shaw Mesa Meadow Occupancy & Use Prohibitions - Map
05/05/22 05/05/24 or until rescinded
RG-2021-05 Pass Creek Yurt Winter Rec OSV Closure
Pass Creek Yurt Winter Rec OSV Closure - Map
11/30/21 11/30/23 or until rescinded
RG-2021-02 Sangre de Cristo Wilderness and recommended wilderness Area
on the Saguache and Conejos Peak Ranger Districts
Domestic Goat Restriction
Order # RG-2021-02 Exhibit A (Map)
06/07/21 06/07/2026
GMUG-2021-4 RG-2021-3 La Garita Wilderness Area 
Occupancy & Use
06/03/21 05/31/2026
PSICC-2021-19 Sangre de Cristo Wilderness Occupancy and Use Restrictions Sangre de Cristo Wilderness Occupancy and Use Restrictions-map 06/06/21 06/06/2024
21-01 20-06 Special Closure Lobo/Map Special Closure Divide RD winter use 01/06/21 12/28/20 04/30/2022 04/01/2022 or until rescinded
11-07 Occupancy & Use, Bear Order 7/07/11 4/01 thru 12/01 annually until rescinded
99-05 Special Closure – Weminuche & South San Juan Wilderness  *map1**map2* *map3* 8/24/99 Until further notice
94-19 Area Closure – Spectacle Lake Conejos Peak 6/24/94 Until rescinded
94-18 Camping Restriction – North Crestone Trailhead 6/24/94 N/A
94-17 Camping Restriction – Beaver Creek Recreation Area *map* 4/25/94 Until rescinded
94-16 Camping Restriction – Big Meadows Recreation Area  *map* 4/25/94 Until rescinded
94-14 Vehicular Access Prohibited – North Crestone Campground 3/14/94 Until rescinded
94-11 Establish Speed Limit – Park Creek Road 3/14/94 Until rescinded
94-09 Establish Speed Limit – Alamosa Canyon Road FDR 250 3/14/94 Until rescinded
94-08 Motorized Access Prohibited –Wightman Fork Special use road 3/14/94 Until rescinded
94-06 Occupancy & Use Restrictions – Rito Hondo Reservoir Day Use Area *map* 3/14/94 Until rescinded
94-05 Occupancy & Use Restrictions – Road Canyon Reservoir Day Use Area *map* 3/14/94 Until rescinded
93-22 Motorized Access Prohibited – Cody Gulch, Schoolhouse Gulch 10/06/93 N/A
93-14 Motorized Access Prohibited – FDR 862.2E, 862.2F, 861.2E, 861.2D, 862.2C, 861.2A, 861.2B, 889, 873, 924, 841, 844, 753, 682 06/01/93 permanent
92-13 Road, Occupancy & Use Restrictions –FDR 250 Conejos Peak Ranger District 9/28/92 Until further notice
91-7 Use of Oversnow Vehicles–Wolf Creek Ski Area 6/05/91 Until rescinded
89-1A Establish Speed Limit – FDR 250 10/19/88 N/A
86-7 Camping Stay Limitation – 14 days within 30 days 6/19/86 Until rescinded