Alerts & Notices

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
2021-242 Black Mountain Fire Area Closure - Parks Ranger District, restricted roads & trail, *See Map* 08/30/2021 12/31/2021
2021-239 Muddy Slide Fire Area Closure - Yampa Ranger District, restricted roads & trail, *See Map* 08/27/2021 12/31/2021
2021-239 Morgan Creek Fire Area Closure - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears & Parks Ranger Districts, restricted area, *See Map* 08/27/2021 12/31/2021
2021-232 NFS Trail Closure - Laramie Ranger District, Little Laramie Trails System, *See Map* 08/23/2021 until rescinded
2021-209A National Forest System Trail Closure - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District, NFST 1203.1A & 1203.1B (Farwell Connector & Kids Loop), *See Map* 07/28/2021 12/01/2021
2021-209B National Forest System Trail Closure - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District, NFST 1155.1 (Ellis Trail), *See Map* 07/28/2021 12/01/2021
2021-188 NFS Road and Area Closure - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District, NFSR 133See Map*  07/07/2021 08/30/2021
2021-182 Temporary Day Use Area & Trail Closure - Laramie Ranger District, Rail Trail*See Map*  07/01/2021 12/31/2021
2021-160 Stage 1 Fire Restrictions - Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland, *See Map* 06/16/2021 09/30/2021
2021-152 NFS Trail Closure - Parks Ranger District, NFST 1227, Bluegill Timber Sale Area, *See Map* 06/01/2021 11/30/2021
2021-152 Temporary Area Closure - Yampa Ranger District, Red Dirt Winter Trailhead *See Map* 06/01/2021 11/30/2021
2021-132 Occupancy/Use Closure - Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests, Parks, Laramie, & Brush Creek-Hayden Ranger Districts, North Platte River Corridor, *See Map* 05/12/2021 12/31/2021
2020-171 Off-Road Vehicle Restrictions - Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests & Thunder Basin National Grassland 06/19/2020 06/30/2025
2020-167 Food Storage Order - Medicine Bow & Routt National Forests, all developed recreation sites 06/15/2020 06/15/2025
2020-125 Occupancy/Use Closure and Fire Restrictions - Medicine Bow  National Forests, Laramie Ranger District, *See Map* 05/04/2020 12/31/2022
2020-055 Occupancy/Use Closure - Brush Creek/Hayden Ranger District, W Snowy Range Deer & Elk Winter Range, *See Maps*  02/24/2020 02/24/2025
2019-267 Closure Order - Area Closure Hahns Peak/Bears Ears and Parks Ranger Districts: Elk Winter Range, *See Map 09/24/2019 08/31/2024
2019-170 Occupancy/Use Restriction - Yampa Ranger District: Bear River Corridor, *See Map 06/10/2019 06/01/2024
2019-169 Occupancy/Use Restriction - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District: Fish Creek Falls Recreation Area, *See Map 06/10/2019 06/01/2024
2019-168 Occupancy/Use Restriction - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears and Parks Ranger Districts: Campground Reservation System, *See Map 06/10/2019 06/01/2024
2019-167 Occupancy/Use Restriction - Routt National Forest, *See Map 06/10/2019 06/01/2024
2019-166 Use Restriction - Routt National Forest: Flat Waters Area, *See Map 06/10/2019 06/01/2024
2019-165 Occupancy/Use Restriction - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears and Parks Ranger Districts: Mount Zirkel, *See Map 06/10/2019 06/01/2024
2019-164 Occupancy/Use Restriction - Yampa Ranger District: Sarvis Creek Wilderness Area, *See Map 06/10/2019 06/01/2024
2019-163 Use Restriction - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District: Steamboat Ski Area, *See Map 06/10/2019 06/01/2024
2019-162 Trail Restriction - Routt National Forest: Travel Management, *See Map 06/10/2019 06/01/2024
2019-101 Closure Order - Area Closure Douglas Ranger District - TBCC Black Thunder Mine, *See Map 04/11/2019 04/11/2024
2019-045 Temporary Road Closure -  Laramie Ranger District: NFSR 539,    *See Map* 02/14/2019 until rescinded
2018-318 10/01/2018 10/01/2024
2018-218 Occupancy/Use Restrictions - Laramie Ranger District: Camping, parking, area adjacent NFSR 540,    *See Map* 08/06/2018 until rescinded
2018-136 Area Restriction - Laramie Ranger District: NFSR 700 Dispersed Camping,    *See Map* 05/16/2018 05/15/2023
2018-082 Occupancy/Use Closure - Brush Creek/Hayden District: N Snowy Range Deer and Elk Winter Range,  *See Map* 03/23/2018 03/31/2023
2018-012 Occupancy/Use Closure -  Pole Mountain Deer and Elk Winter Range,  *See Map* 01/18/2018 05/25/2022
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* 06/19/2017 06/18/2022
2017-135 Occupancy/Use Restrictions - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District; Buffalo Pass Elk Habitat Seasonal Closure,    *See Map* 05/15/2017 05/14/2022
2017-088 Occupancy/Use Restrictions -  Pole Mountain Unit,  *See Map* 04/01/2017 03/31/2022
2017-054 Occupancy/Use - Laramie Ranger District, Southeast Snowy Range Crucial Range    *See Map* 02/23/2017 02/22/2022
2013-29 09/05/2013 until rescinded

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