Forest Orders

Regional Forest Orders

Regional Order No. 22-22 Pacific Southwest Region Fire Restrictions - Expires 5-29-2025

Regional Order No. 20-05 Pacific Southwest Region National Forest System Roads - Expires 7-15-2025

Los Padres National Forest Orders

Forest-wide Forest Orders (all ranger distsricts)

Forest Order 05-07-00-22-08 Fire Use Restrictions - Expires 1-31-2023

Forest Order 05 07 00 22 01  Firearms Prohibition - Expires 12-31-2022

Forest Order 05-07-00-22-02 Campground Occupancy Use 14 day stay limit: Expires: 1-13-2024

Monterey Ranger District Forest Orders

Forest Order 05-07-51-22-06 Monterey Ranger District Dolan Fire Road and Campground Closure  - Expires: 4/29/2023

Forest Order 05-07-51-20-27 Road Use Restriction - Forest Road No. 19S05 (Sycamore Canyon Road)  - Expires December 2, 2022

Forest Order 05-07-51-22-10 Nacimiento Ferguson Road Roadside Camping Prohibition - Effective September 3, 2022, through September 2, 2024.

Santa Lucia Ranger District Forest Orders

Forest Order 05-07-53-22-05 West Cuesta Fire Use Restrictions. This Order is effective from September 16, 2022, through September 15, 2024.

Forest Order 05-07-53-22-11 La Brea Road Closure. Expires: 9-2-2023

Santa Barbara District Forest Orders

Upper Santa Ynez Recreation Area Roads and Campground Closure

Forest Order 05-07-54-22-09 Expires: 7-22-2024

Access into the Pendola and Upper Santa Ynez Recreation Area (Big Caliente Hot Springs and surrounding campgrounds) is temporarily closed to motorized vehicles through July 22, 2024. There is access via hiking /biking. Rock Camp and Mono Camp are closed to all entry. No hike-in, bike-in or vehicle.

Campgrounds and hot Springs

Open via hiking and biking only – temporarily closed to motorized vehicular traffic

  • Middle Santa Ynez Campground
  • P-Bar Flats Campground
  • Big Caliente Hot Springs
  • Little Caliente Hot Springs

Fire Use Restrictions FO 05-07-54-22-04 - Santa Barbara Front Country Expires: February 24, 2024

Ojai Ranger District Forest Orders

Forest Order 05-07-55-21-15 Sespe Condor Sanctuary Occupancy and Use Restriction - Expires 9-20-2023

Mt. Pinos Ranger District Forest Orders

Forest Order 05 07 57 21 18 Dry Canyon Closure Area -  Expires: 10-22-22