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Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Rescinded

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avatar Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Rescinded
September 25, 2019 03:02PM
A combination of recent rain and the onset of fall with cooler temperatures has reduced the fire danger within Yosemite National Park, enabling the Superintendent to lift fire restrictions put in place earlier this year.

By order of the Superintendent of Yosemite National Park and under authority of Title 36, Code of Federal Regulations, Section 2.13(c):
  • Stage 1 fire restrictions enacted on August 20, 2019 are hereby lifted and the order is rescinded
  • Campfires are once again permitted in Yosemite Wilderness below 6,000 feet in elevation. Year-round fire restrictions may still apply to specific sites in the wilderness
  • Overnight wilderness users are responsible for knowing the fire regulations where they travel. Check with the Wilderness Office about your destination. Fires are prohibited in some areas of the wilderness due to scarcity of wood and resource concerns
  • Use existing campfire rings (do not build new ones), extinguish fires before leaving camp by adding water and stirring the ashes
  • Campfires and cooking fires may be used in the following designated campgrounds, picnic areas, and residential areas in accordance with park regulations: Upper Pines, Lower Pines, North Pines, Yellow Pines, Camp 4, Wawona, Bridalveil Creek, Hodgdon Meadow, Crane Flat, Tamarack Flat, White Wolf, Yosemite Creek, Porcupine Flat, Tuolumne Meadows, Lembert Dome, Tenaya Lake, Glacier Point, Cascade, El Capitan, Cathedral Beach, Sentinel Beach, Swinging Bridge, Church Bowl, and Lower Yosemite Falls
  • Gather only dead and down wood; do not cut limbs from trees
  • Extinguish cigarettes and properly dispose of the filter
Your cooperation in complying with this is greatly appreciated.

For information on current fire restrictions go to: https://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/firerestrictions.htm
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