ROCKY MTN FIRE 2016
(April 19, 2016, latest update May 4)
All closures associated with this fire have been lifted.
Backcountry Camping Advisory for Areas burned by Rocky Mtn. (South District) Fire
Backountry camping in the burned-over area is permitted but requires special caution. Burned areas may result in fire-damaged trees, hanging limbs,unsure footing, and in some places charred material and ash. Although camping in designated Wilderness areas routinely involves some risk, please take extra effort in scouting potential campsites for new hazards created by the fire. Also be sure to follow routine park requirements in determining where to camp.
The burned area is the entire section North of the Big Run Portal Trail and Eppert Hollow, West of Skyline Drive and South of Gap Run Watershed/Beldor Fire Road.