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
2022-206 Stage I Fire Restrictions - Douglas Ranger District, Laramie Peak Unit and Thunder Basin National Grassland *See Map* 7/26/2022 9/30/2022
2022-196 Temporary Trail Closure - Parks Ranger District, NFSTs 1226 and 1227 *See Map* 7/15/2022 5/31/2023
2022-169B NFS Road Closure- Brush Creek/Hayden Ranger District, NFSR 227 *See Map* 6/17/2022 until rescinded
2022-169A NFS Road Closure- Brush Creek/Hayden Ranger District, NFSR 210.1G *See Map* 6/17/2022 8/1/2022
2022-139 Occupancy and Use Restriction, Camping Closure - North Platte River Corridor *See Map* 5/19/2022 12/31/2022
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
2022-047 Occupancy and Use Restrictions, Seasonal Shooting Restrictions - Laramie Ranger District, Pole Mountain Unit *See Map* 3/31/2022 9/10/2022
2022-031 Seasonal Prairie Dog Hunting Restrictions - Thunder Basin National Grassland, *See Map* 2/1/2022 8/15/2022
2021-232 NFS Trail Closure - Laramie Ranger District, Little Laramie Trails System, *See Map* 8/23/2021 until rescinded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
2020-125 Occupancy/Use Closure and Fire Restrictions - Medicine Bow  National Forests, Laramie Ranger District, *See Map* 5/4/2020 12/31/2022
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
2019-170 Occupancy/Use Restriction - Yampa Ranger District: Bear River Corridor, *See Map 6/10/2019 6/1/2024
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
2019-167 Occupancy/Use Restriction - Routt National Forest, *See Map 6/10/2019 6/1/2024
2019-166 Use Restriction - Routt National Forest: Flat Waters Area, *See Map 6/10/2019 6/1/2024
2019-165 Occupancy/Use Restriction - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears and Parks Ranger Districts: Mount Zirkel, *See Map 6/10/2019 6/1/2024
2019-164 Occupancy/Use Restriction - Yampa Ranger District: Sarvis Creek Wilderness Area, *See Map 6/10/2019 6/1/2024
2019-163 Use Restriction - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District: Steamboat Ski Area, *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
2018-218 Occupancy/Use Restrictions - Laramie Ranger District: Camping, parking, area adjacent NFSR 540,    *See Map* 8/06/2018 until rescinded
2018-136 Area Restriction - Laramie Ranger District: NFSR 700 Dispersed Camping,    *See Map* 5/16/2018 5/15/2023
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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