KETCHUM, ID - The Sawtooth National Forest is closing one Trail Bridge and one road on the Sawtooth National Recreation Area for public safety. This will be in effect until November 30, 2017 or rescinded by the Sawtooth National Forest Supervisor.
The Grand Mogul Trail Bridge, as described above, must be closed to all use to protect human health and safety due to damage sustained by heavy snow fall and high water.
The Pole Creek Road, as described above is impassable and must be closed to all motorized vehicles to protect human health and safety due to an unsolidified Road base with deep mud.
The described roads and trails are within the Sawtooth National Recreation Area, Sawtooth National Forest, Custer County, Idaho. Boise Meridian.
We would like to remind the public to be cautious when visiting the Sawtooth National Forest. We have had above average snowfall this past winter and roads are snow covered and muddy. Forest managers are patrolling roads and trails and assessing damage. As roads and trails open we will post that information on the Sawtooth National Forest Facebook Page.
For specific information, please refer to closure orders and maps for specific information on the Sawtooth National Forest alerts and notices webpage: https://fs,usda.gov/alerts/sawtooth/alerts-notices
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