Safety at Sand Ridge SF

​For Your Information

In 1962, a forest fire burned more than 1,500 acres of Sand Ridge. Please be very careful with smoking materials and campfires. Report all fires to the forest headquarters immediately. The fire lanes and trails are closed to all motorized traffic.

NOTICE - Prior to igniting any prescribed fire a horn will sound 3 times to notify any person within the burn unit they must exit the area within 45 minutes. A second horn will sound three times 15 minutes after the first, indicating 30 minutes to exit area. In addition, notification to the public will be reflected in handouts, hunter fact sheet, hunter windshield card sign-up web page, Sand Ridge State Forest web page, and Sand Ridge telephone answering machine.