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Check out the latest California Wildfire & Travel Conditions

Are there currently wildfires in California?

Recent critical wildfires in California are fully contained and pose no safety risk.

A vast majority of the Golden State is currently unaffected by fires.

For the latest information on wildfires in the state, visit www.Calfire.ca.gov.

Anyone sensitive to air quality impacts should consult real-time resources to determine if smoke levels will affect their experience in the state.

Visit www.AirNow.gov or www.PurpleAir.com to see real-time interactive smoke maps, or the CDC’s tips for protecting yourself from wildfire smoke.

For more information about travel in Butte County, visit https://www.explorebuttecounty.com.

For more information about travel in Los Angeles County, visit ttps://www.discoverlosangeles.com/blog/info.

For more information about travel in Ventura County, visit https://visitventuraca.com.

Is it safe for visitors to travel to California during wildfire season?

California is a large state and wildfires in one location typically have no impact outside a limited area. Visit California’s first concern is always the safety and well-being of California residents and visitors, so we recommend that visitors who are planning a trip to California check out visitcalifornia.com and contact their hotel and local convention and visitors bureau for all pertinent updates.

Are there any areas of the state travelers should avoid, or alternative routes to consider when traveling across the state?

Visit the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) website for current information on travel and safety conditions.

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