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Dog Canyon Fire - June 2021
The Dog Fire was started by lightning on May 11, 2021. This is a full suppression fire. On May 31 the fire was placed in a patrol and monitor status due to minimal fire activity. As of June 1 the fire is 1,959 acres in size and is 40% contained. The Dog Fire at Guadalupe Mountains National Park is now in monitor status and all fire support resources have been released. Affected areas will continue to be monitored until no hot spots remain, at which time the fire will be declared out. No smoke and fire activity have been observed, so there are minimal chances of fire growth. The fire has been placed in a continued monitor status. As of 8:00 a.m. Mountain Time, Friday 11 June 2021, all fire-related area closures are lifted.
COVID-19 Operational Status
The National Park Service is working service-wide with federal, state, and local public health authorities to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic. Based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, access modifications effective at Guadalupe Mountains National Park are as follows:
While the listed areas are accessible for visitors to enjoy, a return to full operations will continue to be phased, and services may be limited. When recreating, please follow local area health orders and recreate responsibly by keeping social distance, wearing a face covering when social distance cannot be maintained, avoiding high risk activities, and staying home if you feel sick.
Last updated: June 17, 2021