Bitterroot National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1801 North 1st Hamilton Montana 59840
Hamilton, MT 59840
The Bitterroot National Forest has an Emergency Fire Closure in place due to the Nelson Creek Fire on the West Fork Ranger District. The closure includes Gemmell Creek Road #5633 at its junction with Nez Perce Road and Barn Draw Road #373 at its junction with State Highway 473 - West Fork Road. The purpose of this order to protect the public from potential harm from wildfires and firefighting operations associated with the Nelson Creek Fire.