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Forest Service offices closed Wednesday, Dec. 5

December 3, 2018

In honor of President George H.W. Bush, President Trump has issued an Executive Order closing federal offices on Wednesday, Dec. 5 for a National Day of Mourning. All Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests offices will be closed December 5 in observance of the passing of George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st President of the United States. Regular office hours will resume Thursday, Dec. 6.

Upcoming temporary road closures on Red River Ranger District

November 30, 2018

Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests officials ask that the public be prepared for increased log truck traffic as well as temporary road closures on the Red River Ranger District for public safety during timber harvest activities associated with the Muddy Moose and Dutch Oven Stewardship timber sales. Read more.

Winter Recreation Season at Lolo Pass Visitor Center starts December 1

November 30, 2018

Winter Season at Lolo Pass Visitor Center, located on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests along U.S. Highway 12 at the Idaho–Montana state line, begins Saturday, Dec. 1. Click here for information will help you make the most of your time at Lolo Pass this winter!

Harvest your Christmas tree on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests

November 16, 2018

Season’s Greetings! In this area, it is a popular tradition to begin the holiday season with an outing to the forest to cut the family’s Christmas tree. Permits for Christmas tree cutting are now available at Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests offices, as well as several local vendors. FREE permits are also available to all fourth graders through the Every Kid in a Park program! Read more. (RELATED: Harvest Your Christmas Tree on #NPClwNF)

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