Helena - Lewis and Clark National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
2880 Skyway Drive
Helena, MT 59602
A closure area is in effect for the Crown Mountain Fire.
AREA CLOSURE DESCRIPTION:
The area closure applies to the National Forest systems land around the Crown Mountain Fire. Beginning at where Benchmark road #235 enters the National Forest (T19N, R8W, SW corner of sect 6) and heading due south along the Forest Boundary to where Smith Creek trail #215 intersects the Forest Boundary on the southwest boundary of section 31. Then due east following the Forest Boundary to the intersection of trails #215 and Weasel Creek trail #245 (T18N, R8W, NW corner of sect PB44). follow trail #245 southerly to where it intersects the Scapegoat Wilderness boundary (T18N, R8W, sect 12), then proceed northwest along the Wilderness boundary past the intersection with Crown Mountain #270 and continue along the Wilderness boundary to (T19N, R10W, sect 12), then head easterly following the ridgeline to its junction with Benchmark road #235 (T9N, R10W, sect 7), then proceed east along road #235 to the point of the beginning.
ADDITIONAL ROAD and TRAIL CLOSURE DESCRIPTION:
The Forest Service Benchmark road, #235 on the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest, is closed. The closure begins at the junction with Forest Service Beaver-Willow road #233. The closure extends for the entirety of road #235. Trails 214, 215, 232, 244, 245 and 270 within the area are closed.