Forest Service closes developed campgrounds on 8 national forests in California

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SAN BERNARDINO – U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region closed developed campgrounds on eight national forests in California to provide consistent COVID-19 mitigation response in accordance with Gov. Gavin Newsom’s stay-at-home order, Dec. 3. The eight national forests are in California’s Southern and San Joaquin zones: Angeles NF, Cleveland, Inyo, Los Padres, San Bernardino, Sequoia, Sierra and Stanislaus national forests. These regional orders will be in effect through Jan. 6, 2021. If you’re keeping score, this change temporarily closes the last remaining open camping opportunities on the San Bernardino National Forest: Holcomb Valley Campground in the Big Bear area, Pinyon Campground and Ribbonwood Equestrian Campground, which are both in t
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