Fire Restrictions 2021

Tahoe National Forest Fire Restrictions

The Tahoe National Forest is again asking visitors to please recreate responsibly so we all can enjoy the beautiful landscape of the Tahoe National Forest for years to come.

Responsible recreation means:

  • Make sure your campfire is out before you leave: douse with water, stir, and feel for warmth.
    • Repeat the steps above as necessary.
  • Campfires must be attended at all times; California Campfire Permits are required.
  • No trashcan? It’s your responsibility to pack out all trash when you leave, including toilet paper when no restroom facilities exist.
  • Most campsites are booked in advance –you may not secure a campground without a reservation.
    • To reserve a Tahoe National Forest campsite, please visit

Responsible recreation will help ensure that access to recreational facilities and opportunities will continue across the Tahoe National Forest.

Popular Recreation Activities

Hiking Camping Winter sports. OHV Riding Fishing Hunting Icon


We have lots more information about recreation opportunities across the forest! For a complete campground and recreation site update, please visit the Tahoe National Forest Summer Recreation Update.

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