Gray's Peak Closure 05-12-51-18-01

Forest Order No. 05-12-51-18-01 
Gray's Peak Area Closure

Pursuant to 16 USC 551 and 36 CFR 26 l.50(a) and (b), and to protect natural resources, the following acts are prohibited within the Mountaintop Ranger District of the San Bernard ino National Forest. This Order is effective from December 5, 2018 through June 22, 2019.

1.    Going into or being upon any National  Forest  System  lands  within  the  Gray's  Peak  Closure  Area. The  boundary  of  the  Gray's  Peak  Closure  Area  begins  at  the  intersection  of  Forest  Road  No. 2N70 and  Forest  Trail  No.  1W06,  then  continues  northeast  along  the  stream  drainage  bottom  to the boundar y of the San  Bernardino  Nationa l  Forest,  then  continues  east,  then  south,  then  east along the boundary of the San Bernardino National Forest to the shoreline of Big Bear Lake, then continues south along the shoreline of  Big  Bear  Lake  to  State  Highway  38,  then  continues  west along the northern edge of  State  Highway  38  to  the  boundary  of  the  San  Bernardino  National Forest, then continues  west  along  the  boundary  to  the  center  of  Township  2  North  ,  Range  1 West, San  Bernardino  Base  and  Meridian ,  then  continues  northwest  on  a  bearing  of  135  degrees to a point 0.33 miles south of the intersection of Forest Road No. 2N70 and Forest Road No . 2N04X, then continues north-  along  the western edge of Forest Road No. 2N70 back to the  starting point , as shown on the attached map. 36 CFR 261.53(a).

2.    Being on any National Forest System road within the Grey's Peak Closure Area , as shown on the attached ma p. 36 CFR 261.54(e).

3.    Being on any National Forest System trail within the Grey 's Peak Closure Area , as shown on the attached ma p. 36 CFR 261.55(a).

Pursuant to 36 CFR 261.50(e), the following persons are exempt from this Order:

1.    Persons with a permit from the Forest Service specifically authorizing the otherwise prohibited act.

2.    Residents in the Grey' s Peak Closure Area, to the extent necessary to gain access to the ir residences .

3.    Any Federal, State or local officer, or member of an organized rescue or fire fighting force in the performance of an official duty.

These prohibitions are in addition to the general prohibitions in 36 CFR Part 261, Subpart A.

A violation of these prohibitions is punishable by a fine of not more than $5,000 for an individual or
$10,000 for an organization, or imprisonment for not more than six months, or both. 16 USC 551 and  18 USC 3559, 3571, and 3581.

Executed in San Bernardino, California, this 4th day of December, 2018.

Acting Forest Supervisor
San Bernardino National Forest


Signed Order

Order Map