okanogan wenatchee national forest
Forest employees monitor road and trail conditions to ensure they open for public use once they dry out.
Forest Recreation maps are currently available for $10 at the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Headquarters office and at all Ranger District offices until January 1st- then it goes up to $14.
The Chelan Ranger District Office has maps to share with you showing some of the best sites for Christmas Tree hunting.
The damaged roads are spread throughout the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. From the Naches Ranger District – To the Entiat and Methow Valley.
[8/21/17] Diamond Creek Fire At 30,524 Acres
Resources on the Diamond Creek Fire include 10 hand crews, 2 camp crews, 18 engines, 2 helicopters, 1 dozer and 7 water tenders for a total of 382 personnel.
An infrared flight from last night indicates 600-700 acres of fire growth in the Lost River drainage
Campfires and use of charcoal briquette barbecues, Tiki torches, and other devices that use solid fuel is prohibited across most of the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest.
Campfire restrictions are in place on the Okanogan Wenatchee National Forest- which means campfires are only allowed in designated fire rings.
Close to 8,000 acres are on tap for this fall, but fire managers will always tell you that’s dependent on weather and forest conditions.