Hidden Falls Regional Park closed this weekend due to extreme fire weather conditions | TheUnion.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Hidden Falls Regional Park closed this weekend due to extreme fire weather conditions

Hidden Falls Regional Park in North Auburn will be closed today and Sunday due to extreme fire weather conditions.

“Wildfire prevention is at the top of our priority list,” said Placer County Parks Administrator Andy Fisher. “We truly appreciate everyone’s patience and understanding about the decision to close the park for a couple of days due to extreme fire weather conditions.”

Visitors with reservations during closure days will be given credit for the purchase price of their reservation towards a future date.



Extreme fire weather days are determined in consultation with weather and fire officials and generally coincide with conditions that prompt ‘red flag’ and ‘extreme heat’ warnings.

While the park will be open most days, visitors should anticipate periodic closures through the fall on days when fire risk is driven to extremes by high temperatures, high winds and low humidity.



Park closure notices are given as far in advance as possible but may be as short as 12 hours before closure the following day.

Park visitors are urged to check the park’s status immediately before heading to the park. Park status information will be available at the Hidden Falls Park webpage and Facebook page.

Placer County offers a wide variety of park and trail venues; some with limited access to amenities such as playground structures to help slow the spread of COVID-19. A full list of parks and trails is available at https://www.placer.ca.gov/Parks.


Support Local Journalism


Support Local Journalism

Readers around Grass Valley and Nevada County make The Union’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User