Closure Order 2013-D2/D3-042
Incident: Beaver Creek Fire Wildfire
BEAVERHEAD-DEERLODGE NATIONAL FOREST
Wisdom and Wise River Ranger Districts
Wise River, Montana
Order No. 2013-D2/D3-042
Pursuant to Title 36 Code of Federal Regulation 261.50 (b), the following acts are prohibited on the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest. This temporary restriction is in addition to those enumerated in Subpart A, Part 261, Title 36, Code of Federal Regulations and will remain in effect from August 31, 2013 until September 15, 2013 unless rescinded earlier.
36 CFR 261.55 – National Forest System Trails: When provided by an order it is prohibited to be on a trail (Title 36 CFR 261.55(a)).
For the purpose of this order, Trail No. 37 and Trail No. 368 near the Beaver Creek fire will be closed for public safety from August 31, 2013 until September 15, 2013 unless rescinded earlier. The closure area description follows with a map attachment.
Pintler Creek Trail No. 37 from Pintler Creek Trailhead (SWSW Sec 2, T1N, R15W) to junction with Continental Divide Trail (NWNE Sec 17, T2N, R15W).
Beaver Creek Trail No. 368 from junction with Trail No. 37 at Pintler Meadows (Sec 3, T1N, R15W) to junction with Continental Divide Trail (SESE Sec 18, T2N, R15W).
Pursuant to Title 36 CFR 261.50 (e), the following are exempt from this restriction:
1. Persons with a permit specifically authorizing the otherwise prohibited act or omission.
2. Any Federal, State, or local officer, or member of an organized rescue or fire fighting force in the performance of an official duty.
Done at Dillon, Montana this 31st day of August, 2013.
/s/ Timothy Garcia
Acting Forest Supervisor
Violation of these prohibitions is punishable by a fine of not more than $5,000 for an individual or $10,000 for an organization, imprisonment for not more than 6 months, or both (16 USC 551 and 18 USC 3559 and 3571).
Notification: A copy of this order shall be posted as prescribed under 36 CFR 261.51.