New Closure Order for Trinity Ridge Fire - Oct. 1 - Rev. 8 - Idaho City Rd
Incident: Trinity Ridge Fire Wildfire
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BOISE NATIONAL FOREST
IDAHO CITY RANGER DISTRICT
Trinity Ridge Fire - Idaho City RD Portion
For Public Safety
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 Idaho City Ranger District, Boise National Forest. This Order will be in effect on Monday, October 1, 2012 and shall remain in effect until further notice.
•1. Going into or being upon an Area. 36 CFR 261.52(e)
•2. Being on a NFS Trail #051 (as described below). 36 CFR 261.55(a)
•3. Using motorized, mechanized, or stock on NFS Trail #047. 36 CFR 261.55(c)
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.
AREA AND TRAILS DESCRIPTION:
The Trinity Ridge Fire Closure Area - Idaho City Ranger District portion, (including all roads and trails within the fire as area except defined below) is described as beginning at the intersection of National Forest System (NFS) Road 327 and the Northern line of Section 10, Township 6 North, Range 9 East (near Swanholm Summit); then continuing Southerly along (and excluding) NFS Road 327 to the junction with Forest Highway 82 (Middle Fork Boise River Road), located at Township 6 North, Range 9 East, Section 35; then continuing Easterly along (and excluding) Forest Highway 82 to the Black Warrior Creek Trailhead (NFS Trail #053), located at Township 6 North, Range 10 East, Section 32; then continuing Northerly along (and excluding) NFS Trail 053 to the intersection of the Eastern line of Section 29, Township 6 North, Range 10 East; then continuing North along the section line between sections 29 and 28, 20 and 21, 17 and 16, and 8 and 9 to the Northeast corner of Section 8; Township 6 North, Range 10 East; then continuing West along the section line between sections 8 and 5, 7 and 6, 12 and 1, 11 and 2, and 10 and 3, back to the point of origin.
Dutch Creek Closure Area - is described as all lands (excluding Forest Highway 82) within 100 yards of the Dutch Creek Administrative Site, located in Township 6 North, Range 9 East, SE ¼ Section 34 and SW ¼ Section 35.
NFS Trail #051 is closed to all uses from the trailhead (at Swanholm Lookout) located at Township 6 North, Range 10 East, Section 6; then Easterly to the junction of NFS Trail 052, located at Township 7 North, Range 10 East, Section 33.
NFS Trail #047 (AKA Hot Creek Trail) is closed to all uses except foot travel (pedestrian travel) beginning at the trailhead located at Township 5 North, Range 9 East, Section 2; then Easterly to the trails terminus, located at Township 5 North, Range 10 East, Section 13.
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 Idaho City Ranger District, Boise National Forest, Elmore County, Idaho, Boise Meridian.
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.
•1. This Order will be in effect on Monday, October 1, 2012 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 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 28th day of September, 2012
FOR: CECILIA R. SEESHOLTZ
Boise National Forest
Order Number: 0402-03-43