Helena - Lewis and Clark National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
2880 Skyway Drive Helena Montana 59602
Helena, MT 59602
HELENA-LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST
Lincoln Ranger District
Order No. 01-15-14-17-60
National Forest System Roads and Trails
Public Health and Safety
Pursuant to 36 CFR 261.50(a) and (b), when provided by an order, the following are prohibited:
Being on the trail. (36 CFR 261.55a)
Going into or being upon an area. (36 CFR 261.52e)
These restrictions apply to the area, National Forest System Trails on the Lincoln Ranger District and the Rocky Mountain Ranger District, as described below (see Closure Area Map):
The area closure boundary includes all areas within the Alice Creek Fire perimeter
These restrictions apply to the trails as described below (see Closure Area Map):
National Forest System Trails 219, 440, 490 and 493.
These restrictions are in support of the Alice Creek Fire operations and will remain in effect until rescinded.
Pursuant to 36 CFR 261.50(e), the following persons are exempt from this Order:
1. Persons with a permit specifically authorizing the otherwise prohibited act or omission.
2. Any Federal, State or Local Law Enforcement Officer or member of an organized rescue or fire fighting force in the performance of an official duty.
These prohibitions are in addition to the general prohibitions in 36 CFR Part 261, Subpart A.
Executed in Helena, Montana, this 20th day of September, 2017.
Violation of these prohibitions is punishable by a fine of not more than $5,000 for an individual or $10,000 for an organization, imprisonment for not more than 6 months, or both. (16 U.S.C. 551 and 18 U.S.C. 3559 and 3571).