Alerts & Notices

Remember, conditions can change rapidly, especially in backcountry areas. Always check weather reports before your trip, pack the ten essential systems and be prepared for all kinds of weather. Bring plenty of water and pack out all trash. Review our safety tips.  

Latest Conditions 

General Update: 11/7/2018 - The weather is starting to become colder and wetter with some snow is falling in the upper elevations. The southern area of Maple Fire is still closed but Hamma Hamma area is now open. Review Maple Fire closure updates.  Most campgrounds are closed for the winter. Campground & trail conditions are on our Recreation page. Tell us about your experience using our online register, call us (360) 956-2402, or email us

Forest Roads View a list of Forest Road conditions. Contact your local ranger station to inquire about a specific route. Please note that wildlife gates are closed from October 1 until May 1. Forest roads are prone to flooding and washouts. Never attempt to cross road washouts as you could easily get trapped. Travel with your lights on, obey speed limits, and watch for pedestrians and other vehicles.

Washington Roads (wsdot.wa.gov): Washington traffic cameras; Olympic Peninsula Washington roads map

Know Before You Go:

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Motorists: View Motor Vehicle Use Maps to see what routes are open by season and travel type.  

Passes

Things to KnowInformation to help you plan ahead such as passes and permits, maps, rules and regulations, regulations, and outdoor safety.

Forest fire

View fire information & restrictions. Report a Fire: Dial 911

Alerts


  • Maple Fire Closures & Updates
  • Temporary Road Closures (30, 2340-250, 2340-040, 2341-200)
  • Road Construction & Timber Sale to Impact Brown Creek Campground
  • Big Creek Campground Thinning Project

Public Notices

Forest Orders

Review active Forest Orders and public notices.

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