Alerts & Notices

Federal Prohibitions & Special Orders 

These orders describe the prohibitions, closures, and regulations for the Rocky Mountain Region and are subject to updates and changes.

General Prohibitions for all Forest Service Lands

Region-wide Special Orders

Title 36 CFR 261 Subpart B 

SPECIAL ORDERS DESCRIPTION EFFECTIVE DATE TERMINATION

R02-1996-01

Wheeled Vehicles in Wilderness

03/21/1996

until rescinded

R02-2020-05

Weed Free Forage Products

12/15/2020

12/31/2024

R02-2021-01

Occupancy and Use Restrictions

05/17/2021 

05/17/2024 

R02-2021-02

Restrictions on Cave Access 

09/03/2021

08/31/2024

R02-2020-03

Exploding Targets

08/03/2020

12/31/2022

Forest Alerts and Notices by State

Conditions vary widely and can change very quickly in the Rocky Mountain Region. For the most current information - check current conditions on the forest where you will be traveling.

Colorado

Nebraska

South Dakota

Wyoming

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