Alerts & Notices

Know Before You Go

Check out safety tips, rules and key information to help you plan your visit.

Forest Orders, Closures and Notices

View all Forest Orders and Notices to see what restrictions may be in place.

  • Alerts are temporary items of interest.
  • Closures are temporary closures of roads, trails, or areas in the national forest or grasslands.
  • Public Notices are permanent closures or bans.


  • Fire Restrictions
  • COVID-19 Recreation Facility & Activity Status Update
  • If You Fly, We Can't


  • 14 Day Occupancy Order / Restriction

Public Notices

ATV/OHV Restrictions - Bessey RD

ATV/OHV's are restricted on many roads in the Nebraska National Forest in the Bessey Ranger District.!ut/p/z0/04_Sj9CPykssy0xPLMnMz0vMAfIjo8ziDfxNDDwNwxydLA1cjbyDTV1cjA0gQL8g21ERAKcsA_w!/?position=BROWSEBYSUBJECT&pname=Nebraska%20National%20Forests%20and%20Grasslands-%20Alerts%20&navtype=BROWSEBYSUBJECT&ss=110207&pnavid=null&navid=120000000000000&ttype=alerts&cid=FSE_003753