Red Hill Lake, Sabine National ForestForest roads and recreation areas affected by excessive rainfall

UPDATE:

The National Forests and Grasslands in Texas continue to repair damaged roads caused by excessive 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, trails and recreation areas temporarily closed or with limited access.

Angelina National Forest

  • Boykin Springs. Starting Saturday, July 31, the Boykins Spring back loop will be closed to vehicles and campers. The shelter and bathrooms will remain open. No traffic will be allowed past the low water crossing while it is repaired.
  • Caney Creek Boat Ramp is open and Campground remains closed.
  • FSR 332 is closed, the road is washing out.
  • Sandy Creek boat ramp is open. 

Davy Crockett National Forest

  • FSR 501 is closed because of a wash out at the intersection of FSR501A, the road is not passable.
  • FSR 511 is passable with a four-wheel drive.
  • FSR 533 is closed, a culvert is compromised.
  • FSR 538 culverts washed out passable with four-wheel drive.
  • FSR 587 is closed, culverts washed out.
  • FSR 571/Piney creek Hunter Camp Road is closed - The washout is about 400 feet after turning off Hwy 94. It's impassable.
  • 4C Trail continues to be closed from Neches Bluff to CR 1170.

Sabine National Forest

  • NFSR 111 is closed at Six Mile Creek Bridge due to flooding of the roadway.
  • Several area roads near The Trail Between the Lakes are flooded. Access is limited.

Sam Houston National Forest

  • The Multiple Use Trail (MUT) is temporarily closed from storm damage. However, the SHNF and the Sam Houston Trails Coalition are working to open this trail.
  • The LSHT, Double Lake Mtn. Bike trail, C57 Mtn. Bike Trail and the newly opened Richards Raven Equestrian Trail are open.

For more information, visit our website at: www.fs.usda.gov/texas.


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]

Features

Fire Information

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

Spotlights

Interested in Volunteer Work?

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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