FOREST ORDER NO. 22-10-08 SRF Lightning Complex UPDATED 10/01/2022

Signed PDF of order NO. 22-10-08

Exhibit C Map (PDF)

Pursuant to 16 U.S.C. § 551 and 36 C.F.R. § 261.50(a) and (b), and to provide for public safety, the following acts are prohibited within the Lower Trinity Ranger District of the Six Rivers National Forest. This Order is effective from October 1st, 2022, through October 31st, 2022.

  1. Going into or being upon National Forest System lands within the SRF Lightning Complex Closure Area, as described in Exhibit A and shown on Exhibit C. 36 C.F.R. § 261.52(e).
  2. Being on any National Forest System Road within the SRF Lightning Complex Closure Area, as listed in Exhibit B and shown on Exhibit C. 36 C.F.R. § 261.54(e).
  3. Being on any National Forest System trail within the SRF Lightning Complex Closure Area, as listed in Exhibit B and shown on Exhibit C. 36 C.F.R. 261.55(a).
  4. Entering or using any of portion of Horse Linto Campground or Happy Camp Campground. 36 C.F.R. § 261.58(b).

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

  1. Persons with Forest Service Permit No. FS-7700-48 (Permit for Use of Roads, Trails, or Areas Restricted by Regulation or Order), specifically exempting them from 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. Owners or lessees of land in the area to the extent necessary to access their land.
  4. Residents, to the extent necessary to access their residences.


These prohibitions are in addition to the general prohibitions contained in 36 C.F.R. 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 U.S.C. 8 U.S.C. §§ 3559, 3571, and 3581.


Executed at Eureka, California this 30th of September 2022. 

Kari Otto, Acting Forest Supervisor


This Order supersedes Forest Order No. 22-10-07