Tag Archives: Fire Restrictions

Exempt from Fire Restrictions

The Sequoia National Forest has issued fire restrictions for the Hume Lake and Western Divide Ranger Districts. However, the Golden Trout Wilderness is an exempt so no worries there. However, traveling through the National Forest to get to the wilderness … Continue reading

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Fire Restrictions Reduced, Not Eliminated

In response to the decreasing fire danger, the Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument have reduced fire restrictions, effective immediately.  Campfires and charcoal barbecues will once again be permitted inside most developed campgrounds and other designated areas. The … Continue reading

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Elevated Fire Restrictions

Porterville, Calif., July 15, 2016 – Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument officials have elevated the level of fire restrictions starting July 14, 2016. According to Brent Skaggs, Sequoia National Forest Fire Management Officer, NO campfires or charcoal fires, are … Continue reading

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Fire Restrictions Announced

Beginning on June 15, and until further notice, the following restrictions will be in effect: · Campfires or charcoal fires, are allowed, with a valid California Campfire Permit, in designated campgrounds and posted “Fire Exempt Areas” as listed in the … Continue reading

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Fire Restrictions Lifted

Visitors are no longer restricted to developed sites for having campfires, charcoal grills, or gas stoves. Starting at 5 PM PST, October 22, 2015, there will be no more fire restrictions. Free California Campfire Permits are required and may be … Continue reading

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New Fire Restrictions in Effect Starting July 6

Beginning July 6, and until further notice, the following restrictions will be in effect: NO Campfires, briquette barbecues, warming fires, stove fires will be allowed on national forest land, even with a valid California Fire Permit. Smoking is banned except … Continue reading

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Fire Restrictions on Sequoia National Forest

As of May 6, 2015, the Sequoia National Forest is now under fire restrictions. The signed Forest Order from the Forest Supervisor limits where and how visitors can use fire. Here is what you need to know. Building, maintaining, attending … Continue reading

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Fire Restrictions Lifted for Inyo National Forest

For the Inyo National Forest side of the Golden Trout Wilderness, fire restrictions have been lifted. See the press release below for more information. Fire Restrictions Lifted The Bishop Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management and the Inyo … Continue reading

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State 1 Fire Restrictions Start Today

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Fire Restrictions Effective on May 21, 2014

Fire restrictions are going to be in place starting May 21, 2014 for the Sequoia National Forest. Last year there were two types of fire restrictions released. One was limiting camp fires to designated camp grounds and wilderness areas. Later … Continue reading

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