18 National Parks in California Currently Closed Due to Wildfires.

As of September 9, 2020 at 5:00 PM, the U.S. National Forest Service has temporary closed eighteen national parks in California due to “unprecedented and historic fire conditions throughout California,” the agency stated on a press release, promising to continuously reevaluate conditions daily.

Among other popular parks, the following places are closed: Klamath National Forest, Lassen National Forest, Shasta-Trinity National Forest, El Dorado National Forest, Mendocino National Forest, Modoc National Forest, Plumas National Forest and Lake Tahoe National Forest.

The Forest Service thanks the public for their understanding of this monumental fire threat. It is critical for the public to respect these restrictions for their own sake and for the sake of firefighters and other first responders working 24/7 to save lives.

By Lupita Peimbert.
Source: US National Forest Service.

Bunny Flat area in Mount Shasta, California end of August 2020. Smokey skies from wildfires in surrounding areas were seen by campers and visitors. The park was open during that time, with some restrictions in place. Bunny Flat is part of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest and it is currently closed.
Fire restrictions in place by the end of August, 2020 at the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. On September 9, 2020, the US National Forest Service closed all 18 national parks in California due to wildfires.

For more information on national parks in California, you may also contact each national forest in California.

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