Plumas NF fire restrictions lifted forest-wide, restrictions lifted on federally-managed land

QUINCY, CA – Plumas National Forest (PNF) fire restrictions (federally-managed land), have been lifted forest-wide, effective Friday, Oct. 5, 2018.

Forest visitors may enjoy campfires outside of excepted campgrounds and recreation sites, although California campfire permits are still required. The free permits may be obtained online at  or from Forest Service offices during normal business hours (M-F; 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.).  Visitors are reminded to keep campfires small and to ensure the fire is dead out and cold to the touch before leaving camp.

Restrictions on private land are managed by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE). For more information, please call their offices or go to .

As a reminder, woodcutters must assure chainsaws are equipped with spark arresters, have valid woodcutting permits and tags visible on their loads. Please call 1-800-847-7766 as required by firewood permits for burn-day information before heading out to cut wood.

For more information about road conditions, recreation areas and firewood availability, please contact the Beckwourth Ranger District in Blairsden at (530) 836-2575, the Mt Hough Ranger District in Quincy at (530) 283-0555, or the Feather River Ranger District in Oroville at (530) 534-6500.