#TrinityRidge #IDFire Area Closure ^NH

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
FOREST SERVICE
BOISE NATIONAL FOREST
MOUNTAIN HOME RANGER DISTRICT
IDAHO CITY RANGER DISTRICT

AREA CLOSURE

Trinity Ridge Fire – Revision #6

For Public Safety

PROHIBITIONS:

Pursuant to 36 CFR � 261.50 (a) and (b), the following act is prohibited on all lands as described in this order, all within the Mountain Home and Idaho City Ranger Districts, Boise National Forest. This Order will be in effect on Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 0700 and shall remain in effect until further notice.

·1. Going into or being upon an Area. 36 CFR 261.52(e)

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;

·2. Any Federal, State, or local officer, or member of an organized rescue or fire fighting force in the performance of an official duty; and

·3. Federal or State administrative personnel in the performance of an official duty.

·4. When given permission by a road guard, owners of private property may travel through the closure area on pre-determined routes, for the sole purpose of ingress and egress of their private property.

·5. When given permission by a road guard, Twin Springs owners and their guests may travel from Slide Gulch to the Twin Springs Resort for the sole purpose of ingress and egress.

AREA DESCRIPTION:

The Trinity Ridge Fire Closure Area (including all roads and trails within the fire area) is described as beginning at the intersection of Forest Highway 61 (A.K.A. Pine-Featherville Road) and the Sawtooth and Boise National Forest boundary (A.K.A. the intersection of Sawtooth NFS Road 227 and the Sawtooth and Boise National Forest Boundary), located at Township 3 North, Range 10 East, Section 11; then continuing Northerly along the Boise National Forest and Sawtooth National Forest boundary to the intersection with National Forest System (NFS) Trail 064 (A.K.A. Trail Creek Trail), located at Township 4 North, Range 11 East, Section 2; then continuing Northerly along (and excluding) NFS Trail 064 to its intersection with NFS Road 289 (at Trail Creek Trailhead) located at Township 5 North, Range 11 East, Section 16; then continuing Northerly along (and excluding) NFS Road 289 (A.K.A. Yuba River Road) to the junction of NFS Roads 289 and 268 (A.K.A. Middle Fork Boise River Road), located at Township 5 North, Range 11 East, Section 4; then continuing Westerly along (and excluding) NFS Road 268 to where the road crosses the Middle Fork Boise River (at the Atlanta Power Station), located at Township 5 North, Range 11 East, Section 5; then continuing Westerly along the Southern edge of the Middle Fork Boise River to a point directly South from the NFS Trail 053 trailhead (A.K.A Black Warrior Creek Trailhead), located at Township 6 North, Range 10 East, Section 32; then due North across the river and NFS Road 268 to the NFS Trail 053 trailhead; then continuing Northerly along (and excluding) NFS Trail 053 to the junction of NFS Trail 051, located at Township 6 North, Range 10 East, Section 11; then continuing Northwesterly along (and excluding) NFS Trails 051 and 052 to the intersection of NFS Trails 052 and 050, located at Township 7 North, Range 10 East, Section 19; then continuing Northeasterly along (and excluding) NFS Trail 050 to its junction of NFS Trail 057 (A.K.A. North Fork Boise to Johnson Creek Trail), located at Township 7 North, Range 10 East, Section 21; then continuing Westerly along (and excluding) NFS Trail 057 to the junction with NFS Road 348 (A.K.A. Bear River Road), located at Township 7 North, Range 9 East, Section 28; then continuing Northwesterly along (and excluding) NFS Road 348 to the junction of NFS Roads 348 and 384 (A.K.A. Crooked River Road), located at Township 7 North, Range 8 East, Section 8; then continuing Northwesterly along (and excluding) NFS Road 384 to its junction with Idaho State Highway 21, located at Township 7 North, Range 7 East, Section 10; then continuing Southwesterly along the Southeastern edge of Idaho State Highway 21 (excluding the access roads and campground boundaries of Edna Creek Campground, Hayfork Campground, Bad Bear Picnic Area, and Ten Mile Campground) to Ten Mile Campground located at Township 7 North, Range 6 East, Section 35; then directly Southeast to the Southeastern edge of Mores Creek; then Southwesterly along (and excluding) Mores Creek to a point where NFS Road 304 (A.K.A. Pine Creek Road) crosses over Mores Creek, located at Township 6 North, Range 5 East, Section 36; then continuing Southeasterly along (and including) NFS Road 304 to the junction of NFS Roads 304 and 203, located at Township 5 North, Range 6 East, Section 22; then continuing Southwesterly along (and including) NFS Road 203 to the junction of NFS Road 203 and NFS Road 377 (A.K.A. Cottonwood Creek Road) located at Township 4 North, Range 5 East, Section 10; then Southerly along (but excluding) NFS Road 377 to the junction of NFS Road 268 (A.K.A. Forest Highway 82 – Middle Fork Boise River Road) located at Township 3 North, Range 5 East, Section 2; then Easterly along (but excluding) NFS Road 268 to the junction of Forest Road 213 (A.K.A. Slide Gulch) located at Township 4 North, Range 6 East, Section 28; then Southeasterly along (but excluding) Forest Road 213 to the junction of NFS Road 217 located at Township 3 North, Range 6 East, Section 24; then Easterly along (and including) NFS Road 217 to the Devils Creek Trailhead located at Township 3 North, Range 8 East, Section 14; then Northerly along (and including) NFS Trail 128, becoming NFS Trail 127 to its junction with NFS Trail 126 located at Township 3 North, Range 7 East, Section 1; then Southerly along (and including) NFS Trail 126 to the junction of NFS Trail 125 located at Township 3 North, Range 8 East, Section 17; then continuing Easterly along (and including) NFS Trail 125 to the junction of NFS Trail 125 and NFS Road 129 (AKA. Upper Lava Mountain Trailhead), located at Township 3 North, Range 8 East, Section 13; then continuing Southerly along (and including) NFS Road 129 to the junction of NFS Roads 128 and 129, located at Township 2 North, Range 9 East, Section 20; then continuing along (and including) NFS Road 128 to the junction of NFS Roads 128 and 123, located at Township 2 North, Range 9 East, Section 28; then Southeasterly, becoming Northerly along (and excluding) NFS Road 128 to its junction with Forest Highway 61 (A.K.A. Pine-Featherville Road) located at Township 2 North, Range 10 East, Section 30; then continuing Northerly along (and excluding) Forest Highway 61 back to the point of origin.

The above described Area (including all roads and trails within the Area) are located on National Forest System lands within the administrative and proclaimed boundaries of the Mountain Home and Idaho City Ranger Districts within the Boise National Forest.

PURPOSE:

The Area as described above, enter into an area with ongoing wildfire activity (Trinity Ridge Fire). This area is closed for public safety and protection from hazards associated with wildfire.

IMPLEMENTATION:

·1. This Order will be in effect on Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 0800 and shall remain in effect until further notice.

·2. A map identifying the closure area is attached and made part of this Order.

·3. Violation of the above prohibition is punishable by a fine of not more than $5,000.00 for an individual, or $10,000.00 for an organization, and/or imprisonment for not more than six (6) months. 16 U.S.C. �551; 18 U.S.C. �� 3571(b)(6), 3581 (b)(7).

·4. This Order supersedes any previous Order(s) prohibiting the same, or similar acts prohibited by this Order in the areas (and/or roads, trails) covered by this Order.

·5. Further information regarding this Order may be obtained at the Mountain Home Ranger District located in Mountain Home, ID, telephone number (208) 587-7961, the Idaho City Ranger District located in Idaho City, ID, telephone number (208) 392-6681, and the Boise National Forest Supervisor’s Office in Boise, ID, telephone number (208) 373-4100

Done at Boise, ID this 5th day of September, 2012

/S/ Cecilia R. Seesholtz

CECILIA R. SEESHOLTZ

Forest Supervisor

Boise National Forest

Order Number: 0402-00-24

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