Ongoing Wildfires and State Parks

California state parks has issued full or partial closures due to the ongoing wildfires burning across the state. Camping reservation holders impacted by the wildfires are being contacted with cancellation information. Some parks remain partially open but with limited services.

The public is advised to avoid the following parks and any other areas that are closed during this time: 

Beach Fire | #BeachFire

Partially Closed:

  • Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve – portions of south side closed including South Tufa and Navy Beach (U.S. Forest Service)

CZU August Lightning Complex Fires | #CZUAugustLightningComplex

Fully Closed:

  • Big Basin Redwoods State Park (including Rancho Del Oso)
  • Butano State Park

Partially Closed:

  • Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park (Fall Creek)

Partially Closed:

  • Forest of Nisene Marks SP
  • Wilder Ranch State Park 

Dolan Fire | #DolanFire

Fully Closed:

  • Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
  • John Little State Natural Reserve
  • Limekiln State Park
  • Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park
  • Point Sur State Historic Park

Elkhorn Fire | #ElkhornFire

Fully Closed:

  • Benbow SRA
  • Grizzly Creek Redwoods SP
  • Humboldt Redwoods SP
  • John B. Dewitt Redwoods SNR
  • Richardson Grove SP
  • Smithe Redwoods SNR
  • Admiral William Standley SRA
  • Reynolds Wayside Camprground
  • Standish-Hickey SRA

Jones Fire | #JonesFire

Partially Closed:

  • South Yuba River State Park

LNU Lightning Complex Fires | #LNULightningComplex

Fully Closed:

  • Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve
  • Austin Creek State Recreation Area

SCU Lightning Complex Fires | #SCULightningComplex

Fully Closed:

  • Henry W. Coe State Park

Fire Danger

Red Flag Warning

Partially Closed:

  • Mount San Jacinto SP


To get the most up to date information, please visit California State Parks Incidents page: or Cal Fire’s incidents page:

The list above was last updated on September 16, 2020.



Below are resources such as maps or articles about the wildfires and public lands. We will continue to add to this section as we know more.

Social Media

For information on specific wildfires, please follow the hashtags above. In addition to individual fires, these hashtags and account will have up to date information on the other active wildfires in California.

Additional hashtags:

  • #CalFire
  • #ButteLightningComplex
  • #LakeFire
  • #ElkHornFire
  • #SaltFire
  • #CreekFire
  • #RiverFire