Forest Closures

Summer is a great time to explore New Mexico's public lands and wild places. However, summer is also wildfire season, meaning public land managers occasionally close popular hiking trails or recreational sites out of safety concerns.

This page will be your go-to guide for all forest closures and fire restrictions during the 2020 summer season. View the list of closures below before you plan your next outdoor adventure.


Forest Service Closures and Restrictions

New Mexico's northern forests have lifted stage two fire restrictions. Read more.

Carson National Forest

Carson National Forest homepage
Carson National Forest fire management information

Cibola National Forest

Cibola National Forest homepage
Cibola National Forest closures and fireworks restrictions map

Gila National Forest

Gila National Forest homepage

Lincoln National Forest

Lincoln National Forest homepage

Santa Fe National Forest

Santa Fe National Forest homepage

New Mexico State Parks

New Mexico State Park closures and restrictions