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.

Code of Federal Regulations: Title 36 CFR 261 Subpart A - General Prohibitions for all Forest Service Lands (.pdf, 2010 version)

Title 36 CFR 261 Subpart B - Additional prohibitions for the Rocky Mountain Region designated by Special Order (.pdf format) are listed below.

Special Orders

Description

Effective Date

Termination

Region-wide Special Orders

02-96-01

Wheeled Vehicles in Wilderness

03-21-1996

until rescinded

R2-2013-03

Weed Free Forage Products 

08/15/2013

08/12/2018

R2-2017-04

Occupancy and Use Restrictions

01-24-2017 

01-20-2020

R02-2016-03

Explosives and Exploding Targets  
(watch video

08-01-2016

08/02/2018

 

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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