Prescribed Burns at Wilder Ranch


UPDATE - Prescribed burning will be taking place near the Twin Gates area on Tuesday, October 26.

The California Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) is planning a series of burns totaling 600 acres at Wilder Ranch State Park beginning October 20th as conditions allow. These burns are being conducted to reduce the threat of wildfire and to enhance natural resources within the park.

During the burns, smoke or the odor of smoke may be noticeable on campus depending on weather conditions.

If you have questions, please call DPR's Tim Hyland at 335-6384 or the Santa Cruz district office at 335-6381.