Little Rattlesnake Trail - Restrictions/Requirement
The following was received from the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Supervisor's Office addressing the Little Rattlesnake travel restrictions and requirements.
ORDER # 715
Pursuant to 36 CFR 261.55 (d), the following acts are prohibited on National Forest System Four Wheel Drive Trail 15011680 (Little Rattlesnake) in Township 15 North Range 14 East, Section 32 and 33; and Township 14 North, Range 14 East, Sections 5,6,and 7; within the Naches District of the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest:
(1) For the purpose of this order, operating a vehicle in violation of the width, height, length or other limitations specified by this order.
(a) Vehicles are not to exceed 75 inches in width as measured from outside of tire to outside of tire; and
(b) Vehicle wheelbase is not to exceed 95 inches in length from center of axle to center of axle.
(c) Vehicles will be allowed to travel in one direction only (west to southwest) from the terminus of Little Rattlesnake Forest System Road 1501 (Township 15 North, Range 14 East, Section 32) to Bethel Ridge Forest System Road 1500 (Township 14 North, Range 14 East, Section 7). (36 CFR 261.55 (d).
Pursuant to 36 CFR 261.50 (e), the following persons are exempt from this order:
(1) Persons with a permit or written authorization specifically authorizing the otherwise prohibited act or omission.
(2) Any Federal, State, or local officer, or member of an organized rescue or fire fighting force in the performance of an official duty.
Done at Wenatchee, Washington this 9th day of July, 2010.
/s/ Clinton D. Kyhl
Rebecca Lockett Heath, Forest Supervisior,
Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest
Violations of these prohibitions are punishable by a fine of not more than $5000 for an individual or $10,000 for an organization, or imprisonment for not more than 6 months, or both. (16 USC 551 and 18 USC 3559 and 3571). ###
Arlene Brooks, WA State Director
Last edited by Arlene Brooks; 07-13-2010 at 04:41 PM.