Alerts & Notices

Forest Specific Orders

Forest-wide or Multi-District

Order (pdf)

Quick Subject

The Seasonal Road and Trail Closure IS in effect as of January 1.

During the winter and spring months vehicle use on dirt roads and trails is prohibited.

  • Every Year: January 1 through March 31 unless extended.
  • Shoulder Period: A forest order would be issued to go into the closure early or extend the closure based on forest conditions at the time.

Vehicle

03-20-18 Ski Resort Winter Vehicle Restrictions

  • December 12, 2020 through December 31, 2022

Vehicle

03-20-10 Camping Limits per District (10 days for undeveloped area and 14 days for developed campground)

  • September 28, 2020 through September 27, 2022

Occupancy

Travel Management Designation - Link to project information

  • Allows highway legal and non-highway legal motor vehicle use by the public on 1,002 miles of ML-2 native surfaced roads. In addition, there are 635 miles of surfaced roads suitable for passenger cars that were not a part of this decision.

  • Allows motorcycle, ATV, and high clearance vehicle use on 210 miles of trails. 

  • Prohibits public wheeled motor vehicle cross-country travel. 

  • Seasonal closure on all NFTS trails and native surfaced roads to highway legal and non-highway legal vehicles from January 1 through March 31 annually. Allows for extension before or after if conditions warrant.

  • Prohibits public wheeled over-the-snow travel on the following:

    • All designated snowmobile routes and cross-country ski trails on the ENF,

    • Mormon Emigrant Trail (10N50/Forest Route 5) from the junction of Silver Fork Road (11N40) southeast to the Iron Mountain SnoPark at Highway 88;

    • Loon Lake Campground Road (13N17);

    • Chipmunk Bluff Road (13N19);

    • Robbs Peak Road (13N31).

Vehicle

Georgetown Ranger District - Including Hell Hole area

Order (pdf)

Quick Subject

03-21-20x Rock Creek Wet Weather Trail Closure

  • TBA until 48 hours of drying weather has happened.

Vehicle

03-20-21 Seasonal Closure for Critical Deer Winter Range for non-motorized vehicles - Rock Creek (Note: Motor vehicles are prohibited in this area from November 10 through May 1 by the Motor Vehicle Use Map)

  • December 5, 2020 through May 1, 2021

Vehicle

03-20-05 Stumpy Meadows Restricted Use Area

  • April 30, 2020 through April 27, 2022

Use

03-19-01 Blacksmith Road Closure

  • March 7, 2019 through March 6 2021

Vehicle, Storm Damage

Amador Ranger District - Highway 88 Corridor and south

Order (pdf)

Quick Subject

03-21-03 Mormon Emigrant Trail Winter Vehicle Use Closure

  • January 30, 2021 through January 1, 2023

Vehicle

03-20-18 Ski Resort Winter Vehicle Restrictions

  • December 12, 2020 through December 31, 2022

Vehicle

03-20-20 Silver Bear Snowmobile Trail Wheeled Vehicle Closure

  • December 15, 2020 through December 14, 2022

Wheeled Vehicles

03-20-13 Mokelumne Wilderness

  • December 20, 2020 through December 29, 2022

Wilderness

03-19-02 Panther Creek Road Closure

  • May 18, 2019 through May 17, 2021

Vehicle, Storm Damage

Placerville Ranger District - Highway 50 Corridor south to below Morman Emigrant Trail

Order (pdf)

Quick Subject

03-20-20 Silver Bear Snowmobile Trail Wheeled Vehicle Closure

  • December 15, 2020 through December 14, 2022

Wheeled Vehicle

03-21-01 Forebay Road Closure (0.1 mile north of bridge)

  • January 9, 2021 through January 8, 2022

Access

03-21-03 Mormon Emigrant Trail Winter Vehicle Use Closure

  • January 30, 2021 through January 1, 2023

Vehicle

03-19-03 Silver Fork Road Closure

  • February 20, 2019 through September 24, 2021

Use

03-20-18 Ski Resort Winter Vehicle Restrictions

  • December 12, 2020 through December 31, 2022

Vehicle

Pacific Ranger District - Crystal Basin / Ice House Road

Order (pdf)

Quick Subject

03-20-03 Northshore Loon Lake Area Closure

  • April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2022

Vehicle, Use

03-21-02 Desolation Wilderness - Restricted Use

  • January 30, 2021 through January 29, 2024

Wilderness

Regional Orders - Applies to multiple forests in Region 5 (California)

Order

Quick Subject

20-08 Regional Order: Developed Campground Closure

  • December 11, 2020 through January 6, 2021

Camping

20-05 Careless & Reckless Operation of Vehicle and Commercial Hauling

  • July 16, 2020, through July 15, 2025

Vehicle

20-04 Regional Fire Related Restrictions (explosives and spark arrestors)

  • May 30, 2020 through May 29, 2022

Fire

19-03 Possession of Alcoholic Beverage

  • October 4, 2019 through October 3, 2021

Alcohol

19-01 National Forest System Roads - OHV Use

  • September 1, 2019 through August 31, 2021

Vehicle

88-4 Pacific Crest Trail - Using or possessing a bicycle except by special-use authorization on the Pacific Crest Trail.

Use

88-1 Wilderness

Wilderness

80-1 Wilderness

Wilderness





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