Alerts & Notices

Public Notices

Standing Closure Order, Roads, Trails, Areas R9-22-19-31

Prevents entry and use of specific roads and trails on the Saco, Pemigewasset, and Androscoggin Ranger Districts.

Motor Vehicle Closure on Two Bridges along the Bolles Snowmobile Trail 9-22-20-0

Prohibits use or possessing any motor vehicle on either of two separate bridges along the Bolles Snowmobile Trail. 

Camping And Fires In ChocoruaSummit Area (R9-22-19-11)

Prohibits camping, EXCEPT at designated campsites at Camp Penacook shelter and inside Jim Liberty Cabin in the Chocorua Summit Area. Also prohibits building, maintaining, attending, or using a wood or charcoal fire, EXCEPT at designated campsite at Camp Penacook shelter.

Tuckerman's Ravine Entering (R9-22-19-34)

Sets seasonal restrictions on entering Tuckerman Ravine. 

R9-22-19-03 No Camping Fires Alpine Zones

Prohibits camping in alpline zones, EXCEPT when ground is covered by at least 2 feet of snow.  Prohibits camping on frozen bodies of water in alpline zones. Prohibits building, maintaining, attending, or using a wood or charcoal fire in alpline zones.

Wilderness Restrictions (R9-22-19-10)

Prohibits occupancy and use by groups of more than 10 person within any wilderness areas forest-wide. Also prohibits storing equipment, personal property, or supplies (include geocaching and letterboxing) and prohibits possessing or using a wagon, cart or other forms of mechanical transport.

Firewood (R9-22-19-33)

Sets retrictions on the use of firewood forest-wide.

Standing Closure Order, Roads, Trails, Areas (R9-22-19-31)

Sets standing occupancy and use standards of closed areas forest-wide. 

Camping Fire Restrictions Selected Roads (R9-22-19-04)

Prohibits camping within ¼ mile of a road, EXCEPT at designated campsites on roads forest-wide. Also prohibits building, maintaining, attending, or using a wood or charcoal fire, within ¼
mile, EXCEPT at designated sites on roads forest-wide. 

Camping Fire Restrictions Great Gulf Wilderness (R9-22-19-08)

Prohibits building, maintaining, attending, or using a woocl or charcoal fire within the Great Gulf Wilderness. Also prohibits camping within ¼ mile of the Great Gulf Trail from the intersection
with the Sphinx Trail to the Intersection with the Gulfside Trail and camping within 200 feet of any trail EXCEPT at designated campsites.

No Camping Fires 200' From Certain Trails (R9-22-19-06

Prohibits camping within 200' of a developed trail forest-wide, EXCEPT at designated campsites. Also prohibits building, maintaining, attending, or using a wood or charcoal fire, within 200'
of a developed trail, EXCEPT at designated sites and camping within¼ mile of a developed trail.

Fires Candidate-Research Areas R9-22-19-07)

Prohibits building, maintaining, attending, or using a wood or charcoal fire within research natural areas or candidates for research natural areas forest-wide.

Controlled Substances, Cannabis (R9-22-19-30)

Sets prohibition on cannabis possession and use and associated paraphernalia. 

Fireworks (R9-22-19-18)

Prohibits ossessing, discharging or using any kind of fireworks or other pyrotechnic device forest-wide.

R9-22-19-20 Motor Vehicle Violations

Sets use restrictions on forest system roads forest-wide. 



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