Forest Order Listing

As a visitor to the National Forests, you are asked to follow certain rules designed to protect the Forests and the natural environment, to ensure the health and safety of visitors, and to promote pleasant and rewarding outdoor recreation experience for all visitors. Forest Officers are empowered to enforce Federal Regulations applicable to National Forest use.

Regional Foresters and Forest Supervisors may issue orders that will close or restrict the use of certain areas if the need arises. Such orders will be posted so that visitors to the National Forest can reasonably be expected to be familiar with them. Copies of the orders will be available in the offices of Forest Supervisors and District Rangers.

Forest Orders

This list shows current forest orders specific to the Tahoe National Forest:

  • 17-15-02 Lowell Fire Area Closure Order pdf Terminated
  • 17-15-01 Fire Restrictions pdf Terminated 
  • 17-14-07 American River Ranger District Road and Trail Closure pdf Expired order
  • 17-14-06 King Fire Road and Trail Closures pdf Terminated
  • 17-14-05 Deep Creek Road Closure pdf
  • 17-14-04 Western States Trail Bridge Closure pdf Expired order
  • 17-14-03 Fire Restrictions pdf Terminated
  • 17-14-02 Western States Trail Closure Order pdf Expired order
  • 17-14-01 American River Ranger District Road and Trail Closure pdf Terminated order
  • 17-13-10 American River Ranger District Road and Trail Closure pdf Terminated order
  • 17-13-08 American Fire Closure Order pdf Terminated order
  • 17-13-07 American Fire Closure Order pdf Terminated order
  • 17-13-06 American Fire Closure Order pdf Terminated order
  • 17-13-05 American Fire Closure Order pdfAmerican Fire Closure Map pdf Terminated order
  • 17-13-04 Tahoe National Forest Fire Restrictions pdf Terminated order
  • 17-13-02 Forest Order Winter Vehicle Restrictions pdf Expired order
  • 17-12-05 Road Closure - Rd 25 and 35 - Morristown Rd Area - Yuba River Ranger District Closure Order and Map Terminated order
  • 17-12-04 Road and Trail Closure - American River Ranger District Closure Order Expired order
  • 17-12-01 Motor Vehicle Restrictions American River Ranger District(.pdf) Expired order

  • 17-11-01 Area Closure Lower Brush Creek Mine Closure Area Including map (pdf)  Expired order(including Including Map  

  • 17-10-02 Forest Order Winter Vehicle Restrictions (pdf) Expired order

  • 17-10-03 Motor Vehicle Restrictions American River Ranger District  1 (pdf) and 2 (pdf)   Map A, Map B Expired order

  • 17-00-230 Road Closure Rd 125-13 (.pdf) Map 

  • 17-00-229 Bullards Bar Bald Eagle Special Closure (.pdf) Map 

  • 17-98-226 Forest Rd 07 Fiberboard Speed Limit (.pdf) 

  • 17-98-223 Foresthill [American River] District OHV/OSV travel restrictions (.pdf)

  • 17-98-222 Sand Ridge, Hole-in-the Ground trails (.pdf) Map 

  • 17-97-215 Granite Chief Trail & Painted Rock (.pdf)  Map

  • 17-96-209 Boca Special Closure Area (.pdf) Map  

  • 17-96-208 Pole Creek Special Closure Area (.pdfMap 

  • 17-95-204 N. Yuba Restricted Area (.pdf)

  • 17-95-203 Bullards Bar Restricted Area (.pdf)  Map

  • 17-95-202 Oregon Creek Restricted Area (.pdf) Map 

  • 17-95-201 Jackson Meadows/ Austin Meadows Restricted Use (.pdfMap 

  • 17-95-200 Boca Reclamation Zone Restricted Use Area (.pdfMap

  • 17-95-199 Little Truckee Restricted Use Area (.pdfMap 

  • 17-95-198 Stampede Special Biological Communities (.pdfMap 

  • 17-95-197 Granite Chief Wilderness Restrictions (.pdf) Map

  • 17-95-195 Powderhorn Trail & Five Lake Trail Bicycle Restrictions (.pdf) Map 

  • 17-95-194 Palisades Creek/Heath Springs Special Closure (.pdf) Map 

  • 17-95-193 Boca Townsite (.pdf)  Map 

  • 17-95-190 Ward Peak Road Closure (.pdf) 

  • 17-95-188 Boca Dam Bridge (.pdf)

  • 17-95-187 Transporting Minor Forest Products (.pdf)

  • 17-95-186 14-Day Camping limit in Developed Campgrounds (.pdf)

  • 17-95-185 14-Day Camping limit outside of Campgrounds (.pdf)

  • 17-95-183 Windy Point Road Closure (.pdf) Map

  • 17-95-182 Upper Omega Road Closure (.pdf) Map Recinded

  • 17-95-181 Omega Road Closures (.pdf) Map 

  • 17-95-177 Fuller Lake Restricted Use Area (.pdf) Map 

  • 17-95-176 South Yuba Restricted Use Area, Campfire Restriction (.pdf) Map 

  • 17-95-175 South Yuba Restricted Use Area, Camping Restriction (.pdf) Map

  • 17-95-174 North Fork Restricted Use Area,  Firearms, Vehicles Off Roads (.pdf) Map

  • 17-95-173 North Fork Restricted Use Area, Camping, Campfires (.pdf) Map

  • 17-95-172 Mosquito Ridge Road, Tractor-Trailer operation (.pdf) Map

  • 17-95-171 Sugar Pine Road, Parking (.pdf) Map

  • 17-95-169 French Meadows Restricted Use Area (.pdf) Map 

  • 17-95-168 Red Star Ridge Camping Restriction (.pdf) Map

  • 17-95-167 Big Reservoir Restricted Use Area (.pdf) Map

  • 17-95-166 Sugar Pine Restricted Use Area (.pdf) Map 

  • 17-94-165 Truckee Corridor Restricted Use Area (.pdf)  Map 

  • 17-94-164 North Fork American Wild and Scenic River Helicopter Closure (.pdf) Map

Permit Information

Information on all permit requirements is available from Forest Services Offices. If you  have any questions or need help, please contact your nearest Forest Officer or visit the nearest Forest Service Office.

Thank you for helping protect our National Forests.