Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit Shutdown Information

South Lake Tahoe, Calif. – The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit is closing Forest Service-operated facilities and cancelling Forest-Service staffed events due to the lapse in federal government funding, effective October 1, 2013 until funding is restored. Concession-operated facilities, campgrounds and events will continue as normal for the time being. Most forest roads and gates remain open for the time being. The Forest Supervisor’s Office and Taylor Creek Visitor Center are closed. Forest Service-operated campgrounds are closed. Cancellations include this weekend’s Fall Fish Festival. Law enforcement and fire suppression personnel remain on duty.