BLM announces temporary closure of developed facilities

BLM temporarily closes developed recreation facilities in California

From the BLM

Following the COVID-19 guidance from the Center for Disease Control and from state and local public health authorities, the BLM is temporarily closing developed campgrounds and recreation sites in California to limit the spread of the virus (see attached closure order).

For the Barstow Field Office, the emergency closure applies to the Desert Discovery Center and the Sawtooth, Owl Canyon and Afton Canyon developed campgrounds.

Visitors may continue to enjoy dispersed camping and hiking on BLM managed lands, as well as recreating at the five off highway vehicle recreation areas, Dumont Dunes, El Mirage, Johnson Valley, Stoddard Valley and Rasor.

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