Alerts & Notices

It is important to stay up to date and Know Before You Go. Make sure to explore the information below to learn about closuress, special orders, weather, and road conditions. For the most up to date information, contact the appropriate ranger district office for yor intended destination.

Mixed vegetation in Medicine Bow NF

Medicine Bow-Routt NFs and Thunder Basin NG Forest Orders

Visitors should be aware that Forest Orders regarding many uses and activities may be in effect on the National Forests and National Grassland. 

Fall foliage at Vedauwoo

Rocky Mountain Region Special Orders

Special Orders issued by the Rocky Mountain Region apply to visitors and activities on the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland.  

Beetle infested trees are sprayed by a USFS crew.

Access Updates

Access can become limited for many reasons. Sometimes for safety while crews work to remove hazard trees, sometimes due to weather and other times due to damage, repairs or maintenance. View a list of access information by district.

A prairie dog emerges from its hole on Thunder Basin National Grassland

Weather Information

Please visit the National Weather Service website to view current conditions and forecasts before your visit. Be advised that weather conditions may change quickly. Visitors should always plan accordingly.

A male sage grouse

Colorado Road Conditions

Information and maps with statewide road conditions across Colorado.

Wyoming Road Conditions

Information and maps with statewide road conditions across Wyoming.