BLM closes public lands in Trinity County due to Monument Fire


Bureau of Land Management

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Redding Field Office

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REDDING, Calif. – The Bureau of Land Management has temporarily closed public lands in Trinity County to protect public safety from the encroaching Monument Fire.  The closure is in effect until further notice.

Areas affected are BLM-managed public lands west of Glennison Gap and Democrat Gulch Road, north of California State Highway 3 and Hayfork, east of the North Fork Trinity River and Ewing Reservoir, and south of Barney Gulch.

The emergency closure order can be viewed at

More information is available by telephoning the BLM Redding Field Office, 530-224-2100.

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.