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Fire Restrictions and Closures

F.H. Stoltze Land & Lumber Co.

closes lands to public recreation on Monday, August 2, 2021

Due to hot and dry weather, and EXTREME wildfire danger, F.H. Stoltze Land & Lumber Co., in coordination with Stimpson Lumber Co., Southern Pines Plantation, and Green Diamond Resource, will be closing all lands to ALL public recreation beginning Monday, August 2, 2021 until further notice.

In Whitefish, this includes Haskill Basin and Trumbull Creek areas. The closure is in effect on all Stoltze lands in Flathead, Lake, and Lincoln Counties.

The Whitefish Trail in Haskill will remain open with access from Reservoir and Big Mountain Trailheads. Users must stay on the designated Whitefish Trail and cannot access Stoltze roads or other trails In Haskill Basin from the trail.

Please follow the closure and be fire aware. The risks are too high!

Stage 2 Fire Restrictions

All of Flathead County, including all lands around the Whitefish Trail, entered Stage 2 Fire Restrictions on Monday July 26. To protect our community and open lands from fire we all have a responsibility to follow the restrictions and take extra care when recreating:

  1. Only park in designated parking areas. Parking outside of designated areas on grass or up against brush can start fires.

  2. Never park blocking gates. Gates provide critical access for emergency response, including for fire.

  3. Don’t smoke while on trails, and if smoking at trailheads, ensure you meet the 3′ non-flammable area requirement. Never throw lit cigarettes away in trash cans.

Report violations or possible fire concerns immediately.


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