Alerts & Notices


Current weather conditions are updated continually.  Weather information is derived from National Weather Service data.  Please see our weather disclaimer.


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National Forest Seasonal Road Management Schedule - Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests

Current Forest Service Road closures on the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests:


Red roads are temporarily closed to the public
Green roads are open year round
Yellow roads are open seasonally
Black roads are closed to the public
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National Morning Fire Report
Daily report on the current wildfire situation in the United States

North Georgia Fire Weather
Fire weather forecasts (weather forecasts that emphasize conditions of possible fire danger) for the immediate area.

For incident information go to the InciWeb website.  Daily report on the current wildfire situation in the United States


Streamflow conditions in Georgia

Drought Watch in Georgia


  • MAP for road closures on the national forest
  • #BurnAlerts for Spring season Prescribed Fires
  • CAUTION Waterfall Dangers
  • Panther Creek Trail Partial Closure for Construction
  • Johns Mountain Overlook Road Closed
  • Wise Creek Canoe launch reopens after repairs
  • Wildcat Road Reopen - campground available for camping
  • Road Closures on the Chattooga River Ranger District

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Weather Around the Forest

Know Before You Go - Check Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Georgia from the National Weather Service. Please see our weather disclaimer.

View current conditions live via webcams at Brasstown Bald on the Chattahoochee National Forest.

Monitor National Weather Service current weather, plus forecasts for fire, drought, and real-time surface water flows in Georgia.


Public Notices

Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest Land Adjustment Act

On December 20, 2018, the Farm Bill was enacted into law. Officially entitled Public Law 115-334, the legislation incorporated the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest Land Adjustment Act as Section 8625.

Pending land sale

Information about the pending sale of ten acres adjacent to Lake Lanier, with proceeds to be retained through The Sisk Act for the future acquisition of land located within the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest boundaries.

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