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Tahoe National Forest Weekly Recreation Update: June 18 - 24

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 recreation.gov.
  • During the spring, roads may be passable in the morning but muddy and impassable as temperatures warm during the day.
    • Don’t get stuck or damage roads.
  • Rivers and lakes are cold this time of year and flows are high. Cold, high flows can kill.

For a complete campground and recreation site update, please visit our Weekly Update online.

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

Tahoe National Forest offices are also closed to in-person visits to protect the health and safety of employees and members of the public.  Many services traditionally offered in our public offices are available online. 

We will continue to update our website with current information as conditions change.


TAHOE NATIONAL FOREST Offers Virtual Services in Response to COVID-19

TNF COVID19 graphicThe Tahoe National Forest is closing offices and implementing virtual services to protect the health and safety of employees and members of the public during the COVID-19 outbreak in accordance with guidance from federal and state authorities.

These actions have been taken based on the best available medical advice to limit gatherings of large numbers of people and to promote social distancing.

 

Many services traditionally offered in our public offices are available online:

We will continue to update our website with current virtual service information as conditions change. To email the Tahoe National Forest, please use the Contact Us function on our website

To contact your local Tahoe National Office with specific questions, please use the updated telephone numbers below:

  • Tahoe National Forest Supervisors Office (Nevada City): 530-265-4531
  • Truckee Ranger District Office: 530-587-3558
  • Sierraville Ranger District Office: 530-430-7093
  • American River Ranger District Office (Foresthill): 530-492-5631
  • Yuba River Ranger District Office (Camptonville): 530-362-8259

 

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