Fire Warning Information

Extreme Fire Danger Restrictions in Place for ALL Regional Parks 
Red Flag Warnings in Effect

Sun Oct. 25 thru Wed. Oct. 28: Regional Parks in East Bay Hills CLOSED Due to Extreme Weather & Fire Dangers.
Parks affected include Anthony Chabot, Claremont CanyonHuckleberry, Kennedy Grove, Lake Chabot, Leona Canyon, Reinhardt Redwood, Roberts, Sibley, Tilden, and Wildcat Canyon. More Information.

NOTICE: Due to the extreme fire activity and Red Flag Warnings in the region some Regional Parks are CLOSED. See parks listed below.

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Extreme Fire Danger Precautions  

  • Alameda Creek Trail
  • Anthony Chabot (Closed)
  • Antioch/Oakley Shoreline
  • Ardenwood Farm
  • Bay Point
  • Big Break
  • Bishop Ranch
  • Black Diamond Mines
  • Briones
  • Brooks Island
  • Browns Island
  • Brushy Peak
  • Byron Vernal Pools
  • Camp Arroyo
  • Camp Ohlone
  • Carquinez Strait
  • Castle Rock
  • Claremont Canyon (Closed)
  • Clayton Ranch
  • Contra Loma
  • Coyote Hills
  • Crockett Hills
  • Crown Beach
  • Cull Canyon
  • Deer Valley
  • Del Valle
  • Delta Landbank
  • Diablo Foothills
  • Don Castro
  • Doolan Canyon
  • Dry Creek Pioneer
  • Dublin Hills
  • Garin
  • Hayward Shoreline
  • Huckleberry (Closed)
  • Kennedy Grove (Closed)
  • Lake Chabot (Closed)
  • Las Trampas
  • Leona Canyon (Closed)
  • Little Hills
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • McLaughlin Eastshore
  • Miller/Knox
  • Mission Peak 
  • Monument Peak
  • Morgan Territory (Closed)
  • Ohlone
  • Oyster Bay
  • Palomares Ridge
  • Pleasanton Ridge
  • Point Isabel
  • Point Pinole
  • Quarry Lakes
  • Radke Martinez
  • Rancho Pinole
  • Reinhardt Redwood (Closed)
  • Roberts (Closed)
  • Round Valley (Closed)
  • San Pablo Bay
  • Shadow Cliffs 
  • Sibley (Closed)
  • Sobrante Ridge
  • Sunol (Closed)
  • Sycamore Valley
  • Tassajara Creek
  • Temescal
  • Tilden (Closed)
  • Vargas Plateau
  • Vasco Caves
  • Waterbird
  • Wildcat Canyon (Closed)

During the COVID-19 pandemic, all picnic sites and campgrounds throughout the Regional Parks are CLOSED. Smoking, open fires, usage of park BBQ grills and personal gas/propane stoves are NOT permitted in any Regional Park at this time.

The following restrictions remain in place for the remainder of the fire season:

  • Smoke-Free Parks. Smoking is prohibited in the East Bay Regional Park District. "Smoking" means inhaling, exhaling, burning or carrying any lighted pipe, cigar, cigarette, weed, plant or other combustible organic or chemical substance, the smoke from which is specifically designed or intended to be inhaled or drawn into the nose or mouth. In addition, "smoking" for the purpose of this Ordinance includes the use of any vapor device, of any product name or descriptor, which releases gases, particles or vapors into the air as a result of combustion, electrical ignition or vaporization intended to be drawn into the nose or mouth (excluding any United States Food and Drug Administration approved nebulized medication).
  • Restriction. No person shall build, light or maintain fires of any kind in areas where prohibited and posted during declared fire season. Extreme conditions may cause the elimination of all open flames for any purpose, or the evacuation or closure of a park.
  • Personal Cooking Appliances. Personal appliances such as gas or propane camp stove, portable barbecue or hibachi may be used under the following conditions: (I)
    • Placement in an area that will not scorch, burn or otherwise damage lawns or table tops.
    • Placement in an area at least 30 feet from any flammable material such as grass, weeds, wood chips, brush or buildings.
    • All burning fuel such as wood or charcoal is thoroughly extinguished before being disposed of in an existing fireplace, fire pit or barbecue grill. It is unlawful to dispose of coals in garbage cans or refuse bins. 

Emergency: Call 911 or (510) 881-1121 from a cell phone, 24/7

Non-Emergency Business: (510) 881-1833, 24 hours a day

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Storm-Related Information

  • A general advisory will be issued after 0.2" or more of rain to alert the public of potential bay water contamination due to urban runoff.
  • At such times, the East Bay Regional Park District advises beach users to avoid contact with bay waters for a period of three days or 72 hours after rainfall ends.