Friday, July 6, 2012

Lake Tahoe Basin fire restrictions begin July 9

Fire restrictions will begin Monday, July 9, 2012 and continue through the end of the official 2012 fire season.

Campfires, including charcoal barbecues, are prohibited except in exempted recreation sites. Smoking on National Forest land is prohibited, except within an enclosed vehicle, building or exempted recreation site.

During this order, campfires are prohibited in all other semi-developed sites such as Luther Pass, Blackwood Canyon, and Watson Lake, as well as all dispersed recreation areas.

The following are the exempted recreation sites:


Bayview Campground
Fallen Leaf Campground
Kaspian Campground and Day Use Area
Meeks Bay Campground and Day Use Area
Nevada Beach Campground and Day Use Area
Tallac Historic Day Use Area
William Kent Campground and Day Use Area
Pope Beach Day Use Area
Baldwin Beach Day Use Area
Angora Lakes Resort
Berkeley City Camp
Camp Shelly
California Alpine Club
Camp Concord
Camp Richardson Resort
Camp Richardson Stables
Echo Chalet
Meeks Bay Resort and Marina
Zephyr Cove Resort
Round Hill Pines Resort

For specific questions regarding these restrictions, call the Supervisor’s office at 530-543-2694. Order # 19-12-03. Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit.

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