Fire danger and poor air quality close redwood parks throughout region

A wide visitors trail in Big Basin Redwoods State Park. Photo by Peter C. Buranzon.
Historic buildings at Big Basin Redwoods State Park were heavily damaged by wildfire on Aug. 19. Photo by Peter C. Buranzon.

Wildfires caused by recent lightning strikes and warm conditions in recent days have forced the closure of a number of redwood parks throughout the Bay Area region and beyond. We’re keeping a running list of those closures below.

Updated 3/9/2021, 10:30 a.m.


Armstrong Redwoods SNR

Austin Creek State Recreation Area

Big Basin Redwoods SP (including Rancho Del Oso)

Butano SP

Julia Pfeiffer Burns SP (Partially Closed)

Mountain Home Demonstration State Forest

Pescadero Creek Park (Partially Closed)

Robert Louis Stevenson State Park


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Since 1918, Save the Redwoods League has protected and restored redwood forests and connected people with their peace and beauty so these wonders of the natural world flourish.

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