Attention forest visitors! Log hauling has begun on the North Fork Ranger District during timber sale operations. Visitors should be prepared to encounter truck traffic when visiting the National Forest near Pierce.
Log trucks are hauling along Forest Service Road #547 beginning near milepost 9, down to Forest Service Road #250 and on to Highway 11. Exact loading points for the trucks will vary depending on daily operations. Hauling is taking place Monday through Friday in the mornings. Trucks are utilizing CB Channel 15.
No matter where you travel on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests, it is important to always drive carefully and be prepared to share the road with other traffic – be it passenger vehicles, trailers, heavy equipment, or log trucks. Stay alert, drive at a safe rate of speed, and have patience so everyone gets where they’re going safely!
For questions about visiting the North Fork Ranger District, please call (208) 476-4541 or stop by the office in Orofino (12740 Highway 12). #NPClwNF
(File photo courtesy Idaho Department of Lands)