Forest Service Reopens All National Forests In California

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September 16, 2021 astatine 12:45 pm

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – National Forests successful California closed owed to utmost wildfire conditions are present backmost open.

Effective conscionable earlier midnight past night, the USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region said it rescinded the bid that closed each National Forests successful California, including the Tahoe National Forest.

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The closures came astatine the extremity of August erstwhile the Lake Tahoe Area was being threatened by the Caldor Fire and arsenic officials tried to “better supply nationalist and firefighter information owed to the ongoing California wildfire crisis.”

The Forest Service listed successful its notice a assortment of factors that went into making its decision, including nationalist information during exigency circumstances, on with decreasing “the imaginable for caller occurrence starts astatine a clip of highly constricted firefighting resources.”

Although the forests are present backmost open, a new, impermanent bid has been issued that prohibits camping successful non-designated campgrounds and firearm use, the bureau said.

Forest Service Ending Regional Closure Order Two Days Early; Five Forests to Remain Closed Under Local Orders till 9/22 – @LosPadresNF, @Angeles_NF, @SanBernardinoNF, & @ClevelandNF. The @EldoradoNF remains closed till 9/30.

— Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Region (@usfs_r5) September 14, 2021

Fires are inactive not allowed; however, visitors tin usage portable lanterns, stoves utilizing gas, jellied petroleum, oregon pressurized liquid substance astatine a developed recreation tract oregon authoritative parkland campground. Smoking is inactive not allowed.

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The pursuing campgrounds are unfastened and disposable to usage stoves with a California Campfire Permit:


1. Ahart Campground
2. Big Reservoir Campground
3. Brimstone OHV Staging Area
4. Coyote Group Campground
5. Forbes Creek Group Campground
6. French Meadows Campground
7. Gates Group Campground
8. Giant Gap Campground
9. Lewis Campground
10. Manzanita Day Use Picnic Area
11. Morning Star Campground
12. Parker Flat Staging Area
13. Shirttail Creek Campground
14. Sugar Pine Staging Area.


1. Aspen Group Campground
2. Cold Creek Campground
3. Cottonwood Campground
4. East Meadows Campground
5. Findley Campground
6. Fir Top Campground
7. Lower Little Truckee Campground
8. Meadow Lake Campground
9. Meadow Lake Group Campground
10. Meadow Lake Shore Shoreline Sites
11. Pass Creek Campground
12. Pass Creek Overflow Campground
13. Silver Tip Group Campground
14. Upper Little Truckee Campground
15. Woodcamp Campground
16. Wheeler Sheep Camp


1. Boca Campground
2. Boca Rest Campground
3. Boca Springs Campground
4. Boyington Mill Campground
5. Emigrant Group Campground
6. Goose Meadows Campground
7. Granite Flat Campground
8. Lakeside Campground
9. Logger Campground
10. Prosser Campground
11. Prosser Ranch Group Campground
12. Silver Creek Campground


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1. Berger Campground
2. Big Bend Campground
3. Cal Ida Campground
4. Camp Chrystalis
5. Canyon Creek Campground
6. Carlton Flat Campground
7. Carr/Feeley Lake Campground
8. China Flat Cabins
9. Convict Flat Day Use Area
10. Dark Day Campground/Day Use Area
11. Diablo Campground
12. High Sierra Schaffer Camp
13. Hornswoggle Campground
14. Fiddle Creek Campground
15. Fuller Lake Day Use Area
16. Hampshire Rocks Campground
17. Indian Springs Campground
18. Indian Valley Campground
19. Indian Valley Outpost
20. Jackson Creek Campground
21. Kokanee Cabins
22. Liahona Camp
23. Lindsey Lake Campground
24. Loganville Campground
25. Pack Saddle Campground
26. Packer Lake Day Use Area
27. Packer Lake Road Boy Scout Camp
28. Packer Lake Road Girl Scout Camp
29. Packer Lake Resort
30. Petra Spring Camp
31. Rocky Rest Campground
32. Rucker Lake Campground
33. San Francisco Field Campus
34. Sardine Campground
35. Sardine Lake Resort
36. Sand Pond Day Use Area
37. Salmon Creek Campground
38. Salmon Lake Resort
39. School House Campground
40. Skillman Campground
41. Sterling Lake Boy Scout Camp
42. Sterling Lake Campground
43. Union Flat Campground
44. White Cloud Campground
45. Wild Plum Campground

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