The fire in central Colorado had burned only about 100 acres but was dangerously close to two densely populated housing developments near the town of Silverthorne, about 60 miles (97 kilometers) west of Denver.
It's the first full closure of a national forest in Colorado since 2002.
There will be no walkout at Columbine, which has long canceled classes on the anniversary of the shooting.
The agency rejected a petition filed by homebuilders and ranchers who argued the Preble's meadow jumping mouse shouldn't be protected.
Anadarko Petroleum said it inspected and tested pipelines connected to the wells before returning them to service.
The six-year study began last year when seven moose were collared. The aim is to put collars on up to 40 moose.
The groups WildEarth Guardians and Center for Biological Diversity sued the government in April alleging cyanide traps meant to protect livestock from predators can kill indiscriminately.
Gorsuch was the author of a unanimous decision in favor of a company involved in a debt collection dispute.
The judge says the federal government had not carefully considered the impact or listened to public concerns.