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Trail Creek Fire

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Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
420 Barrett St
Dillon, MT 59725

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Salmon-Challis NF Trail Creek Fire Closure Order 04-13-21-005

Trail Creek Fire Wildfire
Closures – 7/17/2021

Order Number: 04-13-21-005

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

FOREST SERVICE

SALMON-CHALLIS NATIONAL FOREST

NORTH FORK RANGER DISTRICT

Trail Creek Fire Area, Road, and Trail Closure
 

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Map of Salmon-Challis National Forest closure area  


PROHIBITIONS:

Pursuant to 16 U.S.C. § 551 and 36 CFR 261.50 (a) and (b), the following acts are prohibited on

the National Forest System (NFS) lands, roads, and trails in the North Fork Ranger District of the

Salmon-Challis National Forest described below and shown on the attached map incorporated

into this Order as Exhibit A (the “Closed Area” and “Closed Roads and Trails”):

1. Going into or being upon the Closed Area. 36 CFR 261.52(e)

2. Being on the Closed Roads and Trails. 36 CFR 261.54(e), 261.55(a)

EXEMPTIONS:

Pursuant to 36 CFR 261.50(e), the following persons are exempt from this Order:

1. Persons with a special use authorization or other Forest Service authorization

specifically exempting them from the effect of this Order; and

2. Any Federal, State, or local officer, or member of an organized rescue or fire fighting

force in the performance of an official duty.

DESCRIPTION OF CLOSED AREA, ROADS, AND TRAILS:

Closed Area: All NFS lands in the North Fork Ranger District of the Salmon-Challis National

Forest in the area bounded at the junction of U.S. Route 93 and MT-43, then following south

along National Forest System Road (NFSR) #081 Anderson Mountain Road, then continuing

east/southeast/south along the Continental Divide to Pyramid Peak at 45.45534, -113.78534, then

continuing west to the junction of National Forest System Trail (NFST) #6129 South Fork of

Sheep Creek Trail and NFST # 6111 Continental Divide Trail, then continuing west following

NFST #6129 South Fork of Sheep Creek Trail, NFSR #256 South Fork of Sheep Creek Road,

NFSR #071 Fourth of July Creek Road, and NFST #6132 Stein Mountain Trail to the junction of

NFST #6136 Big Silverleads Trail, then south along NFST #6136 Big Silverleads Trail to the

junction of NFST #6130 Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, then following NFST #6130

Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail to U.S. Route 93, then following U.S. Route 93 north to

the point of beginning at the junction of U.S. Route 93 and MT-43.

Closed Roads and Trails: All NFS roads (NFSR) and trails (NFST) within the Closed Area

PURPOSE:

The purpose of this Order is to protect public health and safety from the effects of the Trail

Creek Fire.

IMPLEMENTATION:

1. This Order will be in effect when signed and shall remain in effect through August

31, 2021.

2. A map identifying the Closed Area is attached and made part of this Order.

3. Any violation of the prohibition in this Order is punishable by a fine of not more than

$5,000 for individuals, and $10,000 for organizations

and/or imprisonment for not more than six months. [16 U.S.C. § 551, 18

U.S.C. §§ 3559, 3571, 3581].

4. This Order supersedes any previous orders prohibiting the same acts covered by this

Order.

Executed in Salmon, Idaho, this 16th day of July 2021 _/s/ Charles A. Mark_______

CHARLES MARK

Forest Supervisor

Salmon-Challis National Forest

Order Number: 04-13-21-005