Emergency Closures

The Department may have cause to close facilities or properties, postpone or cancel events, or adjust operations due to flood, fire, or public health concerns.

Cause for Closure key:    Flood;  Fire;  Public Health

NEW: 2020 CDFW Wildlife Area Operational Changes due to COVID-19
The Department plans to operate wildlife areas and refuges to provide recreational opportunities for the upcoming waterfowl season while keeping hunters and department staff safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please continue to check the Department’s website for updates.

UPDATE: Consistent with the Governor’s Regional Stay Home Order updated December 6, 2020, ALL camping activities on Fish and Wildlife lands are suspended once a Region, as defined in the Order, reaches the 15% ICU bed capacity as directed in the Order. Camping will remain suspended for a minimum of three weeks.

The following areas are closed to camping due to Stay Home Orders currently in effect in the San Joaquin Valley, Southern California, and Greater Sacramento regions. Individuals may not reside in any manner on these properties between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.