Fire Restrictions

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FOREST ORDER No. 0513-21-15
USDA FOREST SERVICE
PACIFIC SOUTHWEST REGION
Sequoia National Forest

Pursuant to 16 USC§551 and 36 CFR§261.50(a), and to protect natural resources and provide for public safety, the following acts are prohibited within the Sequoia National Forest. This Order is effective from May 21, 2021, through November 30, 2021.

  1. Building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire,campfire, or stove fire, except in open developed campgrounds above 5,000 feet in elevation.36 CFR §261.52(a).
  2. Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle.36 CFR §261.52(d).
  3. Operating an internal combustion engine off paved, gravel or dirt National Forest System roads and trails, except boats on a water surface. 36 CFR §261.52(h).
  4. Welding, or operating an acetylene or other torch with an open flame.

The full fire restrictions can be read HERE.

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