Alerts & Notices

Bighorn National Forest - Special Orders

The Regional Forester and Forest Supervisors may issue orders that restrict or close the use of certain areas if needed. View a list of special orders, including area & road closures.

Know Before You Go

A quick list of helpful information to help you plan your trip.


  • Crater Ridge Area Closure
  • Stage 1 Fire Restrictions
  • Tensleep Canyon Seasonal Climbing Closure
  • Tongue River Cave Temporarily Closed
  • Fireworks are not allowed in the Bighorn National Forest
  • Bighorn National Forest COVID-19 Updates


Weather and Travel

Information on current weather and travel conditions.!ut/p/z0/04_Sj9CPykssy0xPLMnMz0vMAfIjo8ziDfxNDDwNwxydLA1cjbyDTV1cjA0gQL8g21ERAKcsA_w!/?position=BROWSEBYSUBJECT&pname=Bighorn%20National%20Forest-%20Alerts%20&navtype=BROWSEBYSUBJECT&ss=110202&pnavid=null&navid=120000000000000&ttype=alerts&cid=FSE_003753