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Campfires Restricted/Prohibited to Developed Campsites and Cabins within Enclosed Metal Fire Grates or Designated Fire Rings

In response to the current high fire danger throughout the state of Alaska, effective immediately and until further notice, open campfires are restricted to designated campgrounds or cabins within enclosed metal fire grates or designated fire rings provided at developed recreational facilities within the Northern, Mat-Su, Chugach/Southwest, Kodiak and Kenai Regions of Alaska State Parks; […]

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Campfire ban relaxed in most State Park areas update, July 10

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 10, 2015 Campfire ban relaxed in most State Park areas (Anchorage, AK)– Effective immediately, the prohibition on open fires in the metal fire rings located in developed camp and picnic sites is no longer in effect in Chugach State Park, Wood Tikchik State Park and state parks located in the Northern […]

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Burn closure lifted in most areas but still in effect in Southwest Alaska, Anchorage

NOTE: The burn closure is still in effect in Southwest Alaska and the Municipality of Anchorage. That includes Game Management Units 9, 17, 18, 19 and 21. Read the official order here. (Fairbanks, AK) – Due to recent rainfall and increased relative humidity that has reduced wildfire danger, the Alaska Division of Forestry is canceling […]

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