Recreation sites

Developed recreation sites throughout Northern California will remain closed through May 15.

The Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Region, has announced that most developed recreation sites will remain closed through May 15.

The order does not close trails, trailheads, and general forest areas; these areas remain accessible for public use. Information on individual recreation sites and opportunities are available from local national forests.

Outdoor recreation can be beneficial to mental and physical health but must be practiced safely. In light of the statewide shelter-in-place order issued by the governor, forest officials continue to ask visitors to recreate locally.

If you do plan on visiting the national forest please be aware that:

► No trash removal is currently offered – please pack out all trash and waste;

► All toilet facilities are currently closed – please plan accordingly;

► Avoid high-risk activities – law enforcement and search and rescue operations may be limited;

► If an area is crowded, please search for a less occupied location.

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