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As of Sunday, August 17, Methow Valley and Tonasket Ranger Districts on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest are opening many of the areas that have been closed due to fire activity. Areas that are now open include:
Areas that remain closed include:
The North Cascades Scenic Highway Corridor and Harts Pass, as well as east and west portions of the Pasayten Wilderness, Tiffany Springs Campground, Long Swamp and Chewuch trailheads were not impacted by the fires and remain open.
As always, it is a good idea to bring a saw or axe along when traveling on forest roads. Stay current on weather forecasts and avoid areas that have been severely burned. Avoid crossing an active mud or debris flow. Limit use to just traveling through burned areas to reach recreation sites outside of the burned areas. Let someone know where you are going and when you plan to return home.
For more information, contact the Methow Valley Ranger District at 509-996-4000 from 7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday or go to http://www.fs.usda.gov/okawen/ for detailed closure orders