CALIFORNIA NATIONAL FORESTS ARE CLOSED INCLUDING ALL RECREATIONAL USE:
USDA/USFS: “We made the difficult decision to temporarily close all National Forests in CA in order to better provide public & firefighter safety due to extreme fire conditions. This will be effective on Aug. 31 at 11:59 p.m. through Sept. 17 at 11:59 p.m.” See attached press release for details or see link here: https://go.usa.gov/xMqCs. Download Forest Closure order here.
This means the Angeles National Forest is closed to all recreational use. For details visit http://fs.usda.gov/angeles and head to http://pw.lacounty.gov/roadclosures for Los Angeles County Public Works for local road closures.
The majority of the Altadena Crest Trail will remain open, but it will be closed east of Tanoble to help reduce use/access to the forest via Mt. Wilson Toll Road.
Chaney Trail & Los Pinetos Trail will be closed.
Eaton Canyon Natural Area will remain open, but trail access will be closed at the following locations: Pinecrest Gate / Mt. Wilson Toll Road, Midwick Ave. Access Point, Waterfall Trail at Walnut Canyon, Equestrian Trail at Walnut Canyon
Altadena Crest Trail (ACT) will remain open, but trail access will be closed at the following locations: East of Tanoble Road and Mt. Wilson Toll Road and Sam Merrill Trail via ACT
Additionally, the USDA Forest Service is hiring wildland firefighter apprentices in various locations! All firefighter jobs start at $15 an hour. Apply on http://USAJOBS.gov Aug. 25-Sept. 10. Visit http://fs.usda.gov/fsjobs-events for details.