Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
420 Barrett St
Dillon, MT 59725
Order Number: 04-13-21-017
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOREST SERVICE SALMON-CHALLIS NATIONAL FOREST NORTH FORK RANGER DISTRICT
Trail Creek Fire Area, Road, and Trail Closure
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 where it intersects NFSR #079 Dahlonega Creek Road, then following north and west on NFSR #079 Dahlonega Creek Road to where it intersects 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 Note: The portions of National Forest System Trail (NFST) #6111 Continental Divide Trail and NFSR #079 Dahlonega Creek Road are closed.
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 October 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 1st day of October 2021
Forest Supervisor Salmon-Challis National Forest
Order Number: 04-13-21-017