|CLOSURE ON CLEAR CREEK|
SALMON-CHALLIS NATIONAL FOREST CLEAR CREEK TRAIL CLOSURE 8-21-15
The Salmon-Challis National Forest has closed Clear Creek Trail (Forest Trail #6022), which begins at the junction of Forest Trail #6025 and ends at Mirror Lake Trail (Forest Trail #6012).
Closure signs are being posted to inform forest visitors. This closure is necessary to provide forest visitors protection from the current safety hazards associated with the Middle Fork Complex of fires, which includes the Waterfall, Stoddard, Roaring, Harbor, and Alpine fires.
In addition to the above noted closure, Closure Orders are still in effect for five of the wilderness trails on the North Fork Ranger District:
Roaring Trail (Forest Trail #6021, Crags Trail) beginning at Big Clear Lake to Roaring Creek Lake.
South Fork Waterfall Trail (Forest Trail #6019), beginning at the junction with Waterfall Trail (Forest Trail #6045) to its end.
Waterfall Trail (Forest Trail #6045), beginning at the junction with Middle Fork River Trail (Forest Trail #6044) to the confluence of the trail and the outlet of Terrace Lakes (where trail crosses headwaters of Waterfall Creek.)
Stoddard Lake Trail (Forest Trail #6140) beginning at Stoddard Creek Point at the junction with Stoddard Trail (Forest Trail #6169) to its junction with Forest Trail #6168.
Stoddard Trail (Forest Trail #6169) beginning at the confluence of the Middle Fork of the Salmon River and the Salmon River, to its end at the junction with Forest Trail #6168.
For closure maps, fire updates, and photos, please visit http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4485/
First and foremost, public and firefighter safety is our primary concern.
Know before you go. Always check with your local Ranger Station prior to your trip to get the most up to date information on current fire activity, closures, fire danger, and fire restrictions for the area.
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