This Order is effective From September 9, 2020 through September 21, 2020
Due to unprecedented and historic fire conditions throughout the state, the USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region is announcing a temporary closure Order of an additional ten National Forests, meaning all eighteen National Forests in California are now closed.
ALL NATIONAL FOREST SYSTEM ROADS, TRAILS, AND LANDS WITHIN THE TAHOE NATIONAL FOREST WILL BE CLOSED BEGINNING AT 5:00 PM ON SEPTEMBER 9, 2020.
Pursuant to 36 C.F.R. 261.50(e), the following persons are exempt from this Order:
- Persons with Forest Service Permit No. FS-7700-48 (Permit for Use of Roads, Trails, or Areas Restricted by Regulation or Order), specifically exempting them from this Order.
- Persons with a Forest Service non-special-use written authorization to conduct non-recreational activities, such as harvesting timber or forest products, or grazing livestock.
- Owners or lessees of land, to the extent necessary to access their land.
- Residents, to the extent necessary to access their residences.
- Persons engaged in a business, trade, or occupation are not exempt from the prohibitions listed above, but may use National Forest System roads to the extent necessary to carry out their business, trade, or occupation
This Order is effective From 5:00 P.M. September 9, 2020 through September 21, 2020
The Forest Closure Order will be evaluated daily and may be rescinded before its termination date. Please continue to check back for details.
Here is the posted order: