Medicine Bow-Routt NFs and Thunder Basin NG Forest Orders

Click on the links in the table below to view current Forest orders issued by the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland.

Check this page, MBRTB Closures/Delayed Openings, for road/area closures and delayed openings that may correspond to the special orders below. 

Special Order
Description
Effective Date
Termination Date
2024-159 Flat Water Use Restriction - Routt National Forest, *See Map 6/7/2024 6/7/2029
2024-158 B Occupancy/Use Prohibitions - Mt Zirkel Wilderness Area, Hahns Peak/Bears Ears & Parks Ranger Districts, *See Map* 6/1/2024 6/1/2027
2024-158 A Occupancy/Use Prohibitions - Camping & Campfires, Hahns Peak/Bears Ears, Parks, Yampa Ranger Districts, *See Map* 6/1/2024 6/1/2029
2024-150 Road and Trail Closure - Mullen Fire Roadside Hazard Trees, Laramie Ranger District, *See Maps* 6/3/2024 12/31/2024
2024-144 B Use Prohibitions - Steamboat Resort Ski Area, Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District, *See Map* 6/1/2024 6/1/2034
2024-144 A Trail Closure - NFS Fish Creek Trail 1102, Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District, *See Map* 5/23/2024 10/1/2027
2024-143 B Area Closure - Occupancy/Use Prohibitions - Sarvis Creek Wilderness, Yampa Ranger District, *See Map* 5/22/2024 5/22/2029
2024-143 A Occupancy/Use Prohibitions - Bear River Corridor, Yampa Ranger District, *See Map* 5/22/2024 5/22/2029
2024-138 Occupancy/Use Prohibitions - Vedauwoo Road Camping, Laramie Ranger District, *See Map 5/17/2024 5/17/2029
2024-103 Occupancy/Use Prohibitions - Snowy Range Scenic Byway Camping, Brush Creek/Hayden & Laramie Ranger Districts, *See Map* 5/1/2024 4/30/2034
2023-307 Permanent Seasonal Restrictions - Medicine Bow National Forest, Laramie Ranger District, Pole Mountain *See MapBackground and JustificationResponse to CommentsRegulatory Certifications* 11/3/2023 until rescinded
2023-167 Temporary Road Closure - Parks Ranger Districts: NFSR 792.1 *See Map* 6/16/23 12/31/23
2023-095 Permanent Seasonal Restrictions - Thunder Basin National Grassland, Prairie Dog Hunting *See MapBackground and JustificationResponse to CommentsRegulatory CertificationsRescission of Emergency Order* 4/5/2023 until rescinded
2022-116C Occupancy and Use Restrictions - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears and Parks Ranger Districts, Buffalo Pass Trails *See Map* 4/26/2022 4/26/2027
2022-116B Occupancy and Use Restrictions - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears and Parks Ranger Districts, Buffalo Pass Trails *See Map* 4/26/2022 4/26/2027
2022-116A Occupancy and Use Restrictions - Campground Reservation System - Routt National Forest, Hahns Peak/Bears Ears and Parks Ranger Districts *See Map* 4/26/2022 6/1/2027
2021-232 NFS Trail Closure - Laramie Ranger District, Little Laramie Trails System, *See Map* 8/23/2021 until rescinded
2020-171 Off-Road Vehicle Restrictions - Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests & Thunder Basin National Grassland 6/19/2020 6/30/2025
2020-167 Food Storage Order - Medicine Bow & Routt National Forests, all developed recreation sites 6/15/2020 6/15/2025
2020-055 Occupancy/Use Closure - Brush Creek/Hayden Ranger District, W Snowy Range Deer & Elk Winter Range, *See Maps*  2/24/2020 2/24/2025
2019-267 Closure Order - Area Closure Hahns Peak/Bears Ears and Parks Ranger Districts: Elk Winter Range, *See Map 9/24/2019 8/31/2024
2019-169 Occupancy/Use Restriction - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District: Fish Creek Falls Recreation Area, *See Map 6/10/2019 6/1/2024
2019-168 Occupancy/Use Restriction - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears and Parks Ranger Districts: Campground Reservation System, *See Map 6/10/2019 6/1/2024
2019-162 Trail Restriction - Routt National Forest: Travel Management, *See Map 6/10/2019 6/1/2024
2019-101 Closure Order - Area Closure Douglas Ranger District - TBCC Black Thunder Mine, *See Map 4/11/2019 4/11/2024
2019-045 Temporary Road Closure -  Laramie Ranger District: NFSR 539,    *See Map* 2/14/2019 until rescinded
2018-318 10/1/2018 10/1/2024
2018-082 Occupancy/Use Closure - Brush Creek/Hayden District: N Snowy Range Deer and Elk Winter Range,  *See Map* 3/23/2018 3/31/2023
2018-012 Occupancy/Use Closure -  Pole Mountain Deer and Elk Winter Range,  *See Map* 1/18/2018 5/25/2022
2017-325 Occupancy/Use Restrictions - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District; Spring Creek Elk Winter Range,    *See Map* 11/21/2017 12/01/2022
2017-170 Occupancy/Use Restrictions - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District; Buffalo Pass Trails,    *See Map* 6/19/2017 6/18/2022
2017-135 Occupancy/Use Restrictions - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District; Buffalo Pass Elk Habitat Seasonal Closure,    *See Map* 5/15/2017 5/14/2022
2017-054 Occupancy/Use - Laramie Ranger District, Southeast Snowy Range Crucial Range    *See Map* 2/23/2017 2/22/2022
2013-29 9/5/2013 until rescinded

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