Emergency Closures

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

Cause for closure key:
Public Health

public health closure CDFW's high public use areas, including visitor centers and license counters, are temporarily closed to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Before heading to a CDFW facility, contact the regional CDFW office to determine if that facility is open. See CDFW's Online License Site for information on purchasing licenses, permits, tags and other entitlements.

CDFW Wildlife Area operational changes due to COVID-19: The Department plans to operate wildlife areas to provide recreational opportunities while keeping the public and Department staff safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue to check the Emergency Closures page for updates.

Effective February 1, 2021, camping activities on CDFW lands resumed for those areas where camping is permitted.


Additional Public Land Alerts and Closures


License Information