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Forest Service facilities closing for the season


usfs-logo-282x300-8063849-5698636South Lake Tahoe, Calif. –The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit annual closure of recreational facilities around the Lake Tahoe Basin has begun.  Campgrounds and day-use areas traditionally close around mid-October.  While forest roads typically close around mid-November, you may consult the Motor Vehicle Use Map for specific dates by visiting http://www.fs.usda.gov/goto/ltbmu/TravelManagement.  The Taylor Creek Visitor Center will remain open through October.


Recreation sites in the Basin are managed and operated by both concessionaires and the Forest Service.  Tahoe Recreation (formerly California Land Management) sites will close on Sunday, October 14, 2012.  These sites include Nevada Beach, Fallen Leaf, Bayview, Meeks Bay, William Kent and Kaspian campgrounds and Nevada, Pope, Baldwin, Meeks Bay, William Kent and Kaspian beaches.  Camp Richardson, Roundhill Pines and Zephyr Cove resorts remain open year-round.


For a complete list of facility closures, visit http://www.fs.usda.gov/goto/ltbmu/RecAreaStatus or call the Forest Supervisor’s office at (530) 543-2694.


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