Significant Incidents Updates

Incidents Overview


Road Closures:   |   Wildfires: | Wildfire Safety Tips:

Updated: October 26, 2022 (1:24 p.m.)

Below you will find a list of state park units impacted by previous wildfires that remain fully or partially closed. The public is advised to avoid these public outdoor spaces at this time. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Parks fully closed: 1 |   Parks partially closed: 5
(State Operated - 6; Locally Operated - 0)

CZU August Lightning Complex Fire

Partially Closed:
San Mateo County

Santa Cruz County

  • Big Basin Redwoods SP - (Media Downloads)
    • The park remains partially closed. Portions of the Rancho Del Oso coastal unit are now open daily.
    • Learn how State Parks and partners are working to have Big Basin Redwoods State Park re-emerge as one of California’s greatest natural cathedrals, as well as a model for California’s resilient and inclusive parks at

Jones Fire

Partially Closed:
Nevada County

LNU Lightning Complex Fire

Fully Closed:
Sonoma County

Mosquito Fire

Partially Closed:
Placer/El Dorado Counties

  • Auburn State Recreation Area: Due to the recent Mosquito Fire, the Western States Trail between Patent Road fuel break and Dardanelles Creek remains closed. Thank you for your understanding.

River Fire

Partially Closed:
San Joaquin County

  • Caswell Memorial State Park: Campground and day use beach and picnic areas are opened. However, hiking trails within the park remain closed.



This site provides general information concerning an incident within California’s state park system. All of our information comes from park districts and/or divisions and must be approved by the Incident Commander in charge of managing the incident prior to release. Updates to these sites cannot be guaranteed on a set time schedule. Please use the information on these pages only as a reference. The sites are not meant to provide up to the minute information. Please refer to the information phone numbers provided on this site, and website links for additional information, and monitor your local radio stations for emergency broadcasts.