Emergency Closures

The Department 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:    Construction;  Flood;  Fire;  Public Health;  Drought

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. Please continue to check the Department’s Closure Page for updates.

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

NOTICE: Campfire/BBQ Restrictions on CDFW’s Northern Region Wildlife Areas
Until further notice, in CDFW’s Northern Region, no fires or barbeques are allowed on wildlife areas with designated camp sites or camping areas. Portable gas stoves are allowed. Current regulations that prohibit all fires and stoves on all other CDFW lands continue to apply.