Current Conditions and Regulations

Mud and high water!

Streams are high and fast moving! Keep children and pets nearby. Please exercise patience and restraint while wildlife recovers and trails harden:

  • Check Ranger District conditions for wildlife closure areas (links below)
  • Avoid causing resource damage by choosing drier trails at lower elevations

Current Conditions

Contact the office of the Ranger District you plan to visit for specific questions and on-the-ground updates.
The White River NF transitions to Summer Travel on May 21, but openings may be delayed.

Summer Travel Season

Find your Ranger District:

Responsible use is key to a sustainable recreation system:

  • Stay on designated roads, trails, and areas as identified on the motor vehicle use map.
  • Be respectful of other road and trail users.
  • Respect property boundaries and know what uses are allowed if you enter non-Forest Service property.
  • Do not widen trails by going around obstacles and do not create shortcuts.
  • Avoid wet, muddy trails.
  • Cross streams only at designated fords.

Know Before You Go


Forest Orders & Regulations

View a list of federal regulations & special orders