Nevada State Parks on Monday announced immediate closure of Lake Tahoe parks due to poor air quality caused by smoke from the Caldor Fire burning south of the lake.
Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park will close Monday, Aug. 23 and is anticipated to re-open Friday, Aug. 27, depending on conditions, according to a release.
This closure includes all Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park management units: Sand Harbor; Spooner Lake; Spooner Backcountry, including Marlette/Hobart Backcountry; Cave Rock; Van Sickle.
Nevada State Parks will continue to monitor the fire and air quality conditions and re-open the parks when it is safe to do so. Visit parks.nv.gov for updates on park closures.