Temporary Closures Due to Siskiyou Fires

july complexYREKA, Calif.As the fire complexes continue to burn in Western Siskiyou County, more areas become affected.

Many mandatory evacuations have been put into place. With those evacuations, comes closures of roads, campgrounds and trails, including portions of the PCT. These closures are meant to protect the safety of the public during the suppression efforts of the fires.

A list of campground closures has been given by the Klamath National Forest Service. They are as follows:

Grinder Campground

Curly Jack Campground

Fort Goff Campground

Indian Scotty Campground and Group Camp

Norcross Trailhead and Campground

Sulphur Springs Campground

Lovers Camp Campground

Beaver Creek Campground

Mule Bridge Trailhead and Campground

Idlewild Campground

The remaining 30 Klamath National Forest Campgrounds continue to be open to campers. Maps and descriptions of closed areas are available at Klamath National Forest offices in Yreka, Fort Jones, Happy Camp and Macdoel, CA; as well as online at http://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/klamath/alerts-notices.

Approximately 75 percent of the 1.7 million acre Klamath National Forest remains open to forest adventures.