BLM closes Bizz Johnson Trail, public lands, roads due to Dixie Fire


Bureau of Land Management

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A family rides bikes on a dirt trail overlooking the Susan River.  Photo by Bob Wick, BLM.

SUSANVILLE, Calif. – The Bureau of Land Management has closed the Bizz Johnson National Recreation Trail and other roads and lands in the Susanville area due to dangers imposed by the Dixie Fire.  The closure will be in place until further notice.

The trail closure extends from the Susanville Trailhead about 7 miles west to the boundary with the Lassen National Forest.  The closure also affects all BLM-managed areas south of California Route 36, west of U. S. Highway 395, and areas north and east of the Lassen National Forest boundary.

More information is available by contacting the BLM Eagle Lake Field Office at 530-257-0456.

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 western states, including Alaska, on behalf of the American people. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. Our mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.