CLICK HERE to see original article and updated news in The Mercury News.
CLICK HERE for the California State Parks Press Release March 24.
All California State Park campgrounds across the state have been closed until further notice. All current reservation holders affected by the temporary closures have received a notification from ReserveCalifornia of their cancellation and refunds will be provided.
CLICK HERE to see the State Parks COVID-19 Resource Center website
CLICK HERE to see the list of State Parks closures - updated frequently.
CLICK HERE to see the updated map of closed State Park areas:
In other areas close by, The East Bay Regional Parks district includes more than 1,250 miles of trails across 73 parks — nearly 125,000 acres in total. It ranges from the upper corner of Contra Costa County to the Alameda-Santa Clara County border, including Tilden Regional Park and Lake Chabot. Late Monday, a top parks official said the district is planning to announce the closure of parking lots in about ten of those parks on Tuesday morning.
State Recreation Areas Folsom Lake and Auburn SRAs are not part of the order yesterday. The Governor said that will change. Mother Lode Trails will update with new closures as soon as they announce them.
They are closing camps (like Dru Barner) in Eldorado and Tahoe National Forests. In our area to find out the latest news for parks: Tahoe National Forest Supervisors Office (Nevada City): 530-265-4531. Truckee Ranger District Office: 530-536-0417. Sierraville Ranger District Office: 530-430-7093. For Empire Mine and Calif. State Parks in our area, Sierra District: (530) 525-7232. For Folsom Lake and Auburn SRAs, Gold Fields District (916) 988-0205.
For BLM lands, use their website https://www.blm.gov/california
CLICK HERE for list of all parks' office phone numbers in our area.