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 10/21, 5:00 p.m.

Closed:

Armstrong Redwoods SNR

Austin Creek State Recreation Area

Bale Grist Mills State Historic Park (SHP)

Big Basin Redwoods SP (including Rancho Del Oso)

Bothe-Napa Valley State Park

Butano SP

Byrne-Milliron Forest

Forest of Nisene Marks

Sequoia National Forest (Partially Closed)

Henry W. Coe SP

Henry Cowell Redwoods SP (Partially Closed)

Julia Pfeiffer Burns SP

Limekiln SP

Mountain Home Demonstration State Forest

Pescadero Creek Park

Robert Louis Stevenson State Park

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest

Sierra National Forest

Sugarloaf Ridge SP

Trione-Annadel SP (Partially Closed)

 

Avatar

About the author

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.

bear reading the blog
Get the latest redwood updates in your inbox
   Please leave this field empty

Leave a Reply

Join our newsletter

Get the latest redwood updates in your inbox
   Please leave this field empty
Help restore our redwoods parks: All gifts DOUBLED for Giving TREESday
Help restore our redwoods parks:
All gifts DOUBLED for Giving TREESday