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  1. John Stewart
  2. Tahoe NF
  3. Wednesday, July 26 2017, 11:54 AM
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NEVADA CITY, Calif. – Fire restrictions go into effect July 25 within the Tahoe National Forest. According to Forest Supervisor Eli Ilano, “After record precipitation this past winter, hot and dry summer weather has created conditions on the Forest that could support large fire growth. We want to ensure a fun and safe summer for everyone.”


Fire Restrictions



  • No open fires, campfires or charcoal fires are allowed on Tahoe National Forest lands outside of designated areas, even with a valid California Campfire Permit

  • Lanterns and portable stoves using gas, jellied petroleum or pressurized liquid fuel are allowed, unless otherwise restricted, with a valid California Campfire Permit, available from Forest Service offices during business hours and at www.preventwildfireca.org/Campfire-Permit.

  • No welding or operating an acetylene or other torch with an open flame.

  • No smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle, building, or designated recreation site or while stopped in an area at least three feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all flammable material.

  • Internal combustion engines are restricted to National Forest System roads, trails, and areas, as identified on the Tahoe National Forest Motor Vehicle Use Map (including the Prosser Pits Developed Off-Highway Vehicle Area). Motorized cross-country travel between roads, trails, and areas is prohibited.


Complete details regarding 2017 fire restrictions, including the list of designated recreation sites, are available on the Tahoe National Forest website at www.fs.usda.gov/tahoe.


Those with a valid 2017 wood cutting permit may cut firewood in compliance with the terms of their permit.


Questions about fire restrictions, designated recreation sites, motor vehicle use and firewood cutting on the Tahoe National Forest may be directed to local Tahoe National Forest Service offices, including:  Supervisor’s Office, (530) 265-4531; American River Ranger District (Foresthill), (530) 367-2224; Sierraville Ranger District, (530) 994-3401; Truckee Ranger District, (530) 587-3558; and Yuba River Ranger District (Camptonville), (530) 288-3231.


If you see a wildfire, report it immediately by dialing 911.


The Tahoe National Forest Motor Vehicle Use Map is available for free at any Tahoe National Forest office and at www.fs.usda.gov/tahoe.


Information regarding private land fire restrictions, regulated by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, is available at http://www.fire.ca.gov/.


For more Tahoe National Forest information, go to www.fs.usda.gov/tahoe. Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/Tahoe_NF and “Like” us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TahoeNF.

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