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    Pinnacles

    National Park California

Gloria Fire

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Date: August 29, 2009

On Friday, August 28, Superintendent Eric Brunnemann closed the park’s west side and all backcountry trails to regular staff and all visitors.  “Due to the proximity and potential danger of the Gloria Fire burring into the park’s west side, I am compelled to temporarily close these areas of the park to insure the safety of our visitors and staff”  Brunnemann explained.  “We are working closely with Cal Fire and will be reassessing these closures each day,” Brunnemann continued.

Park east side picnic areas, the Campground, and the Bench trail remain open.  Park visitors, especially those with respiratory conditions, should use caution if entering the park. All fires are currently prohibited in the park except for the use of gas stoves in designated areas.


For information specifically on the Gloria Fire, please call CalFire at 831.647.6257 or visit their web site at: www.fire.ca.gov 

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