Here’s your recreation/fire update from the U.S. Forest Service and other agencies:
Unit 36A in the Stanley area is open. The northern part of the White Cloud Mountains was closed because of the Halstead Fire.
TRAILS AND CAMPGROUNDS
Trails in the Sawtooths and White Clouds are open. Idaho 21 and Idaho 75 are open. Vehicles on the portion of Idaho 75 between Stanley and Challis are being escorted by a pilot car because of smoke, fire equipment and potential falling debris from the Halstead Fire.
Most campgrounds in the Stanley area are open except for Beaver Creek, Lola Creek, Marsh Creek Transfer, Josephus Lake and those along the Salmon River from Lower Stanley to Indian Riffles. All access points to the Cape Horn, Seafoam and Yankee Fork areas are closed. Boundary Creek Road (No. 579) to the Middle Fork of the Salmon River is open. The Salmon River is closed to floating from Stanley to Thompson Creek.
Most campgrounds and trails around Cascade, Sun Valley, Garden Valley, Ola, McCall and Council are open. The North and Middle forks of the Boise River are closed. The Pine-Featherville Road No. 61 is open for access to the communities and most of the area around Anderson Ranch Reservoir. Previously closed campground that are now open include: Baumgartner, Willow Creek, Elk Flat and Curlew Creek. Campgrounds along Idaho 21 around Idaho City are open, but roads to Idaho City yurts and Whoop Um Up equestrian campground on the east side of Idaho 21 were closed Wednesday. They may re-open today or soon. The road from Edna Creek Campground to Atlanta and the Rabbit Creek Road (No. 327) are closed. The Graham area is open.
These campgrounds are closed due to regular fall schedule: Big Eddy, Cold Springs, Canyon and Swinging Bridge along the N.F. Payette; Hardscrabble, Rattlesnake and Peace Valley along the M.F. Payette and Hollywood, and Eastside at Sagehen Reservoir.
Other campgrounds are available in those areas. Keep up to date at fs.usda.gov/boise.