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Nevada City, Calif. November 18, 2020 – The US Forest Service has rescinded recent dispersed camping prohibitions as well as fire restrictions across National Forest System lands within the Tahoe National Forest.

Dispersed camping is now generally permissible across National Forest System lands within the Tahoe National Forest subject to maximum stay limits and specific Forest Order Closures. For more information on dispersed camping, please follow this link: https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/tahoe/recreation/?cid=fseprd700972.

Campfires and stove fires are now allowed in recreation sites and dispersed recreation settings when one or more users are in possession of a California Campfire Permit. California Campfire Permits may be obtained online at: https://www.readyforwildfire.org/permits/campfire-permit/.

All Tahoe National Forest developed campgrounds are now closed for the 2020 season. High elevation roads and trails may be impassable due to inclement weather.