Still more encouraging reductions in closure areas. However, remain cautious and aware of your surroundings while in the field! Continue to respect closure areas and trails and roads and give plenty of room to fire crews.
The fall weather has helped the closure areas and restrictions loosen, however some areas still have closures of trails, roads, and areas near active fires. The Forest Service offices have travel plans, maps, and additional information about travel restrictions.
If you'd like to plan your hunt, however, we hope the maps below are useful.
These closure are available in higher detail to plan your hunt or outdoor excursions on the Idaho Hunt Planner Map Center.
To add layers of information to the advanced map, click on it and go to the upper left corner and click on the "Turn Layers/On Off" menu. Check the boxes of the layers you want to add. Use the scroll bar on the right and scroll down to find "Wildfire & Closure Related Layers."
Hunters and anglers: Here are the current Forest Service fire closure areas (As of 9/21/2015 8:00pm MT). This a basic map graphic that we will periodically update. It's intended to give people an easy way to see if their hunting or fishing areas are blocked by fires or access closures. For the best available information, browse to Inciweb.