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East Fork Fire

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Ashley National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Vernal, UT 84078

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Ashley National Forest Order Number: 0401 - 2020 - 09

East Fork Fire Wildfire
Closures – 9/30/2020

 East Fork Fire Closure Order for Section of the High Uinta's Wilderness Area,Yellowstone Canyon (Forest Service Roads (FSR) 124 and 119)
 Order Number: 0 4 0 1 - 2 0 2 0 - 0 9
 PROHIBITIONS:Pursuant to title 36 CFR 261.50 (a) and (b), the following acts are prohibited within thearea described below, all within the Duchesne Ranger District, Ashley National Forestuntil notice to end.1. Being within the described area, 36 CFR 261.53( e)2. Being on a trail, 36 CFR 261.55( a)3. Being on a road, 36 CFR 261.54( e)
 EXEMPTIONS:Pursuant to 36 CFR 261.50 (e), the following persons are exempt from this order:I. Persons with special use authorization or other Forest Service authorization.2. Any Federal, State, or local officer or member of an organized rescue or firefighting force in the performance of an official duty.3. Federal or State administrative personnel in the performance of an official duty.
 AREA DESCRIBED:Beginning at the southern boundary of the Ashley National Forest at Rock Creek Road (FS Road135), northwest along the north edge of the Rock Creek Road, excluding Miners GulchCampground, to the South Fork of Rock Creek Road (FS Road 143), northwest along the northedge of that road (FS 143) to the southern boundary of the High Uintah's Wilderness. West alongthe Wilderness boundary to the Ashley National Forest and the Uinta Wasatch Cache NationalForest boundary. North along the National Forest Boundaries to the Lake Fork Trail. South alongthe Lake Fork Trail to the junction ofFS Trail 063. From there, due east to the Yellowstone Trail(057) at the intersection of Trail 058. North along the 057 trail to 055, then north and east along the055 trail to Blue Belle Pass. Northeast along the ridge around the Timothy Lakes Basin, back to the055 Trail to the Wilderness Boundary. Then west to the Swift Creek Trailhead, to the YellowstoneCanyon Road, (FS Road 124) to FS Road 119 west to the Forest Boundary. Then West along theForest Boundary to Rock Creek Road.
 Closures will be in effect on FS Roads 124 and FS Road 119 between the Forest Boundary andYellowstone Canyon Road, as well as FS Trail 055 within the Wilderness.
 The Rock Creek Road, Miners Gulch Campground, South Fork of Rock Creek Road, and all spursoff the Blind Stream Road are not included in this closure and are open to travel.

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