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Salmon, ID 83467

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Forest Closure Order for September 19

Moose Fire Wildfire
Closures – 9/19/2022

  Number: 04-13-22-512

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOREST SERVICE SALMON-CHALLIS NATIONAL FOREST NORTH FORK and SALMON COBALT RANGER DISTRICTS

Moose 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 on the North Fork and Salmon-Cobalt Ranger Districts of the Salmon-Challis National Forest described below and shown on the attached map incorporated into this Order as Exhibit A (the “Described Area” and “Described Roads and Trails”): 1.Going into or being upon the Described Area, 36 CFR 261.52(e). 2.Being on the Described Roads, 36 CFR 261.54(e). 3. Being on the Described Trails, 36 CFR 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.

DESCRIBED AREA, ROADS, AND TRAILS:Described Area: All NFS lands on the North Fork and Salmon-Cobalt Ranger Districts of the Salmon-Challis National Forest in the area bounded at the junction of the Salmon-Challis National Forest boundary and National Forest System Road (NFSR) #021 Williams Creek Road, then following NFSR #021 Williams Creek Road to NFSR #101 Deep Creek Road, then following NFSR #101 Deep Creek Road to NFSR #055 Morgan/Panther Creek Road, then following NFSR #055 Morgan/Panther Creek Road to NFSR #057 Beaver Creek Road to its intersection with Wagon Road Gulch, then following Wagon Road Gulch northeast to its intersection with NFSR #032 Pine Creek Road, the following NFSR #032 Pine Creek Road to its junction with National Forest System Trail (NFST) #6175 Virginia Gulch Trail, then following NFST #6175 to where it iOrder Number: 04-13-22-512

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOREST SERVICE
SALMON-CHALLIS NATIONAL FOREST
NORTH FORK and SALMON COBALT RANGER DISTRICTS Moose 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 on the North Fork and Salmon-Cobalt Ranger Districts of the Salmon-Challis National Forest described below and shown on the attached map incorporated into this Order as Exhibit A (the “Described Area” and “Described Roads and Trails”):

1. 2. 3.

Going into or being upon the Described Area, 36 CFR 261.52(e). Being on the Described Roads, 36 CFR 261.54(e).

Being on the Described Trails, 36 CFR 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.

DESCRIBED AREA, ROADS, AND TRAILS:

Described Area: All NFS lands on the North Fork and Salmon-Cobalt Ranger Districts of the Salmon- Challis National Forest in the area bounded at the junction of the Salmon-Challis National Forest boundary and National Forest System Road (NFSR) #021 Williams Creek Road, then following NFSR #021 Williams Creek Road to NFSR #101 Deep Creek Road, then following NFSR #101 Deep Creek Road to NFSR #055 Morgan/Panther Creek Road, then following NFSR #055 Morgan/Panther Creek Road to NFSR #057 Beaver Creek Road to its intersection with Wagon Road Gulch, then following Wagon Road Gulch northeast to its intersection with NFSR #032 Pine Creek Road, the following NFSR #032 Pine Creek Road to its junction with National Forest System Trail (NFST) #6175 Virginia Gulch Trail, then following NFST #6175 to where it intersects the boundary between the North Fork Ranger District and the Salmon-Cobalt Ranger District, the following the North Fork Ranger District and Salmon-Cobalt Ranger District Boundary east to its intersection with NFSR #020 Ridge Road, then following NFSR #020 Ridge Road to its intersection with NFSR #129 Diamond Creek Road, then following NFSR #129 Diamond Creek Road to its intersection with Bird Creek, then following Bird Creek east to its junction with the Salmon-Challis National Forest Boundary, then following the Salmon- Challis National Forest Boundary south to the point of origin at the junction of the Salmon-Challis National Forest boundary and NFSR #021 Williams Creek Road.

Described Roads and Trails: All NFS roads (NFSR) and trails (NFST) within the Closed Area are closed, except as noted below.

Note: The main Salmon River is open. River access and recreation sites along NFSR #030 Salmon River Road are also open.
The following National Forest System Roads (NFSR) and Trails (NFST) are open:

  •   NFSR #030 Salmon River Road

  •   NFSR #055 Morgan/Panther Creek Road

  •   NFSR #021 Williams Creek Road

  •   NFSR #101 Deep Creek Road

  •   NFST #6175 Virginia Gulch Trail

PURPOSE:

The purpose of this Order is to protect public health and safety from the effects of the Moose Fire.

IMPLEMENTATION:

  1. This Order will be in effect from September 19, 2022 and shall remain in effect until rescinded.

  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,
    imprisonment for not more than six months, or both. [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 19th day of September 2022 ___________________________ CHARLES MARK
Forest Supervisor
Salmon-Challis National ForestDistrict and the Salmon-Cobalt Ranger District, th

e following the North Fork Ranger District and Salmon-Cobalt Ranger District Boundary east to its intersection with NFSR #020 Ridge Road, then following NFSR #020 Ridge Road to its intersection with NFSR #129 Diamond Creek Road, then following NFSR #129 Diamond Creek Road to its intersection with Bird Creek, then following Bird Creek east to its junction with the Salmon-Challis National Forest Boundary, then following the Salmon-Challis National Forest Boundary south to the point of origin at the junction of the Salmon-Challis National Forest boundary and NFSR #021 Williams Creek Road. Described Roads and Trails: All NFS roads (NFSR) and trails (NFST) within the Closed Area are closed, except as noted below. Note: The main Salmon River is open. River access and recreation sites along NFSR #030 Salmon River Road are also open. The following National Forest System Roads (NFSR) and Trails (NFST) are open: NFSR #030 Salmon River RoadNFSR #055 Morgan/Panther Creek RoadNFSR #021 Williams Creek RoadNFSR #101 Deep Creek RoadNFST #6175 Virginia Gulch Trail