When roads are flooded, turn around - don’t drown!Forest roads and recreation areas affected by excessive rainfall

The National Forests and Grasslands in Texas has received significant rainfall. Visitors should use extreme caution when visiting. Road and trail conditions can change rapidly, and visitors are reminded to check their local weather. Remember; When flooded, turn around; don't drown.

Current list of roads and recreation areas temporarily closed or have limited access:        

Angelina National Forest

  • Bayou Boat Ramp - CLOSED.
  • Bouton Lake - CLOSED.
  • Caney Creek Boat Ramp and Campground - CLOSED.
  • Townsend Boat Ramp and Campground - CLOSED.
  • Sandy Creek - CLOSED.
  • FSR 332 is closed, road is washing out.

Davy Crockett National Forest

  • FSR 511 is closed at Cochino creek passable with four-wheel drive.
  • FSR 518 closed at intersection of CR 1180.
  • FSR 521 areas washed out west of NFSR 513, passable with four-wheel drive.
  • FSR 526 E. of FM 227 is washed out – passable with four-wheel drive.
  • FSR 533 is flooded at the entrance of the highway Hwy 7 closed.
  • FSR 538 culverts washed out passable with four-wheel drive.
  • FSR 541 in Alabama Creek WMA four-wheel drive only on north end.
  • FSR 587 is closed, culverts washed out.
  • FSR 571/Piney creek Hunter Camp Road is closed - The washout is about 400 feet after you turn off Hwy 94. It's impassable.

Sabine National Forest

  • Willow Oak Recreation Area has been closed due to flooding of the bridge on NFSR 105.
  • NFSR 111 is closed at Six Mile Creek Bridge is closed due to flooding of the roadway.

Sam Houston National Forest

  • NFSR 234 closed at the intersection of FM 1375 and also at the Cavalry Rd. intersection.
  • All Multiple Use Trails are temporally closed.
  • Richards- Raven trail is temporally closed.

Forest Service Coronavirus (Covid-19) Updates may be found here.


Closed areas in the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas

Due to storms and excessive rainfall, portions of roads, trails and recreation areas are closed.  See the list of closed roads and areas here.

Recreation areas are starting to reopen. See the Recreation Conditions Report on the Recreation page for recreation site status.


USFS Volunteer Opportunity

The Davy Crockett National Forest is seeking interested candidates to volunteer as campground hosts at Ratcliff Lake Recreational Area. [Read more]

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Links the NFGT planned burns, completed burns, and the Texas Burn Ban Map may be found here.

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Volunteer Trash Bash group on the Sam Houston National Forest.

Visit Volunteer.gov to search and apply for volunteer opportunities in the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas.

Hunter Camp Maps

 Hunter camp locations on the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas.

 




Plant-a-Tree Program

The Plant-A-Tree Program enables individuals or groups to contribute funds for planting trees on National Forests.  Donations may be made to honor or memorialize friends or relatives.

Travel Management Rule

Restricting Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Use to Designated Routes.



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