Santa Cruz District
Prescribed Fires

On-going Pile Burning through April 2024
at Henry Cowell, Big Basin, & Butano

Burn Schedule

View a tentative schedule for prescribed fires for California State Parks in Santa Cruz and San Mateo Counties.

Read the latest press releases on current and future burns or look through the past press release archive.

Learn how prescribed fire benefits our natural resources and how prescribed fires are conducted safely.

View photos and videos from prescribed fires in the Santa Cruz District of California State Parks.

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prescribed fires in Santa Cruz-area state parks