Alerts & Notices

Alerts Archive

December 2018

  • Seasonal Closure: Badin Lake OHV Trail Complex
  • Nantahala Seasonal Road Closures
  • Tusquitee Seasonal Road Closures
  • Cheoah Seasonal Road Closures
  • Flintlock Valley Shooting Range closed due to winter weather

October 2018

  • Section of Cotton Place Road reopened on the Uwharrie
  • 11/05 Updated Road and Trail Closures on the Croatan
  • 10/16 Croatan Road Closure Update and Map
  • Cedar Point, Flanners Beach and Oyster Point Closed until Further Notice
  • Badin Lake Rec Facilities Still Opened but Without Power
  • Mullinix Road on Uwharrie Reopened
  • Current Croatan National Forest Closures – October 21, 2018

September 2018

  • Barricades on Croatan NF mark road closures
  • Arrowhead Campground to Reopen 9/27
  • Croatan Florence Response Line Info
  • Millis and Great Lake Roads on Croatan Closed
  • Croatan Emergency Closure Order
  • Roads and Recreation Sites Reopen on Pisgah and Nantahala after storm
  • Arrowhead Campground Closed through Weekend
  • Uwharrie National Forest Recreation Sites and Roads Reopening After Florence
  • Badin Lake Campground, Badin Lake Group Camp, King's Mt Point Day Use Area Open
  • Flintlock Valley Shooting Range to Begin Winter Hours with Route Detour
  • Status Update on Hurricane Florence Closures
  • Road Closures on the Croatan National Forest
  • Hurricane Florence Closures for the Nantahala and Pisgah NF
  • Hurricane Florence Closures on the Uwharrie and Croatan NF
  • Hurricane Florence Road Closures for App RD
  • Hurricane Florence Closures on the Croatan NF
  • Hurricane Florence Closures on the Uwharrie NF
  • Flintlock Valley Shooting Range Maintenance Closure September 10, 2018

August 2018

  • Emergency Closure of Arrowhead Campground
  • 2018 Climbing Closure Lifted
  • Mortimer Campground temporarily closed due to flooding

July 2018

  • Recreational releases on Nantahala River Bypass canceled due to storm damage

June 2018

  • Prescribed Burn Planned for Croatan National Forest today, June 23
  • Croatan prescribed burn for June 22
  • June 15 recreational release on Nantahala River cancelled due to storm damage
  • Trails in McDowell County Damaged from Heavy Rainfall
  • Work To Take Place At Cheoah Point Boat Ramp
  • Mortimer Campground reopens but roads and trails remain damaged
  • Increased hazards due to wind and rain on forests

May 2018

  • Appalachian RD cancels Kid's Fishing Day due to unsafe conditions
  • Cheoah RD cancels Kid's Fishing Day due to unsafe conditions
  • U.S. Forest Service Announces Ginseng Permit Lottery for 2018
  • Bent Creek Trails temporarily closes
  • Flintlock Valley Shooting Range Temporary Maintenance Closure - Reopens June 12

April 2018

  • Badin Horse Camp on Uwharrie National Forest
  • Croatan Plans Burn 4/18
  • Prescribed burn planned today, Saturday, April 14, on Croatan National Forest
  • Planned burn on Nantahala Ranger District 4/5
  • Hanging Dog Campground will not re-open
  • Croatan Prescribed Burn 4/2
  • Uwharrie plans burn for today, 4/2

March 2018

  • Croatan planning 2 prescribed burns on Saturday, Mar 31
  • Prescribed burn on Croatan today, 3/29
  • Lake Powhatan temporarily closes access to fishing area during construction
  • Bear activity in Panthertown Valley
  • Pisgah NF roads reopen, Wolf Ford Road (FSR 476) still closed due to conditions
  • Croatan planning prescribed burn on Sunday, Mar 18
  • Croatan planning 2 prescribed burns on Saturday, Mar 17
  • Croatan planning 2 prescribed burns on Saturday, March 10
  • Croatan planning prescribed burn on March 9
  • Croatan prescribed burn on March 8
  • Grandfather Ranger District planning prescribed burn on March 9
  • Prescribed burn on Croatan Sunday, Mar 4

February 2018

  • Prescribed Burn Planned for Croatan NF
  • 4 prescribed burns planned on Croatan on Sunday 2/25
  • Prescribed burns on the Croatan on Saturday, Feb 24
  • Nantahala RD trailhead closures

January 2018

  • Croatan National Forest is planning three prescribed burns today Jan 27
  • Prescribed Burn Planned for Nantahala Ranger District
  • Due to winter weather Flintlock Valley Shooting Range is temporarily closed
  • The 2018 climbing closure to protect rare falcons is now in effect
  • Flanners Beach Campgrounds temporarily closed
  • Seasonal Road Closures on Cheoah RD starting 1/2/18
  • Seasonal Road Closures on Tusquitee RD starting 1/2/18
  • Croatan RD Office Closed due to Weather

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