California State Parks advises outdoor enthusiasts to plan carefully their next outdoor adventure in areas near wildfires. Some parks are closed, while others around the north Sacramento Valley and Sierra north of Calaveras County are impacted by smoke. Visitors with health issues or smoke sensitivity may want to reconsider visiting parks until the air quality improves. To ensure safety, the public is prohibited from entering closed areas.
Below is a list of parks currently impacted by California’s wildfires:
Weaverville Joss House State Historic Park – Closed, Not on Fire
Shasta State Historic Park – Closed, Was on Fire
McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park and Ajuhmawai Springs State Parks
River Fire (Mendocino Complex)
Anderson Marsh State Historic Park – Closed, Not on Fire
Clear Lake State Park – Reopening, Not on Fire
For the latest fire conditions and evacuations, please visit CAL FIRE’s website at www.fire.ca.gov/current_incidents.
Updates on air quality can be found online at www.airnow.gov.
California State Parks encourages all visitors to enjoy state parks safely and responsibly, and help reduce wildfires. For campfire safety and campfire permits in California’s state parks, visit the department’s blog.