Nevada City, Calif. – The USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region has extended statewide fire restrictions in California through October 30, 2020. These extended fire restrictions prohibit the following activities across all National Forests in California:
No building, maintaining, attending or using a fire, campfire, or stove fire.
- The use of a portable lantern or stove using gas, jellied petroleum, or pressurized liquid fuel within a Developed Recreation Site (such as an official campground) is allowed.
- Generators are allowed for use within staging areas, developed recreation sites, and within open campgrounds.
No camping outside of developed campgrounds. A list of open, developed campgrounds is provided below. There are two exceptions to this prohibition-
- Dispersed camping within the Granite Chief Wilderness is allowed. Dispersed camping within 500 feet of the Pacific Crest Trail is allowed.
Foresthill Divide Road
- Giant Gap
Gold Lake Road
- Salmon Creek
Mosquito Ridge Road
- French Meadows (Water systems limited; campers are asked to conserve water)
- Indian Springs
- North Fork (Reopens 9/25)
- Fiddle Creek
- Indian Valley
- Wild plum
- Union Flat
- Rocky Rest
- Cal Ida
- Carlton Flat
- White Cloud (some sites closed due to hazard trees)
Highway 89, North
- East Meadow (operated by NID)
- Upper Little Truckee
- Lower Little Truckee
- Pass Creek (operated by NID)
- Pass Creek Overflow
- Bear Valley
- Little Laiser
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