Boise - Closure to limit disturbance to wintering big game
The Charcoal Creek segment of the Boise River Wildlife Management Area is now closed to all public entry. This portion of land is located south and east of Lucky Peak Reservoir and north of the Blacks Creek Road.
This closure is in addition to the one that occurred in late January for the Boise Front Segment. Both closures have been instituted to help protect wintering big game animals and will remain in effect until further notice.
The closures eliminate a source of stress for big game animals already dealing with abundant snow and low temperatures in the area.
“Providing secure areas for these animals to weather the storms, without additional stress from human disturbance, can improve their chances to survive the winter,” sai...