PNF Responds to Campground Water Shortage and Devil’s Fire

The Plumas national forest responded to a  holdover fire from Saturday’s lightning event that ignited the Devil’s Fire. That fire started on Grizzly ridge near the Devil’s Punchbowl. One of the last remaining holdouts during the Dixie Fire due to its tough... Read More.

PNF Enters Stage II Fire Restrictions

Plumas National Forest steps up fire restrictions. With extended hot weather increasing the likelihood of fire dangers and drying of fuels the forest service is entering stage II of their fire restrictions levels. This means you can only build campfires in designated recreation sites... Read More.

Water Shortages In PNF Campgrounds

Water shortages are affecting recreational facilities in the Plumas National Forest Feather River Ranger District. Limited water is available at Little Grass Valley Reservoir campgrounds, including Little Beaver, Running Deer, and Red Feather. While camping at these locations you are asked to... Read More.

PNF and BLM Elko Order Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

Stage one fire restrictions come to the Plumas National Forest and BLM-managed lands in the Battle Mountain District in Elko. Fire danger continues to increase with the onset of summer and forest fuel conditions are drying up. In addition to fireworks not being allowed... Read More.

PNF Wildfire Lookout Rehabilitation Continues On

The rebuilding of a historical lookout tower in the Plumas National forest continues on. The Argentine Lookout over Quincy has been undergoing a restoration effort by a group of locals who wish to see it return to its former glory. The lookout stood to... Read More.

PNF Opens Campgrounds While Some Remain Delayed

Plumas National Forest sees a few recreation sites open for the summer season while some get delayed. By the month’s end sites at Wyandotte Campground at the Little Grass Valley Recreation Area, and sites in Sly Creek and Strawberry Campgrounds in the Sly Creek... Read More.

PNF Prescribed Burn Reactivates Over the Weekend

Shifting weather caused Plumas National Forest Moonlight Reforestation Prescribed burn to reactivate. Saturday as winds picked up the burn that was completed on the 21st of the month grew to 25 acres. Forest Service fire crews immediately responded and CALFire units and Firestorm units... Read More.

PNF Modifies North Complex Forest Closure

The middle of the North Fork of the Feather River will open back up for use as the Plumas National Forest modifies a forest closure. The area has been under closure since the North Complex fire that burned two years ago. Restoration and repair... Read More.