San Bernardino, Cleveland National Forests remain closed

IDYLLWILD (CNS) - Trails and multiple campgrounds in the San Bernardino and Cleveland National Forests within Riverside County reopened Friday, Oct. 9, but officials requested that visitors continue to exercise caution to help prevent wildfires. ``We've opened staff-monitored campsites that are generally right off of paved roads,'' U.S. Forest Service spokesman Zach Behrens told City News Service. ``But there's still no smoking allowed, and propane stoves for cooking must be in designated areas.'' According to Behrens, closures in the San Bernardino National Forest, about one third of which is in Riverside County, were lifted after rangers assessed wildfire dangers and determined the risks had decreased from a month ago. In Riverside County, the Fern Basin and Marion Mountain campground
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