MORENO VALLEY, Calif - Effective immediately the Bureau of Land Management has lifted its fire prevention closure for public land access in and near Whitewater Canyon in Riverside County.

This action terminates a Whitewater Fire Prevention order issued on June 1, 2017, by the BLM Palm Springs-South Coast Field Office. A copy of the termination order can be viewed at

Although the fire prevention closure order is no longer necessary, Stage III fire restrictions still remain in effect for the Whitewater area. For a complete list of those restrictions, visit:

The BLM is committed to keeping public landscapes healthy and productive. For further information, contact California Desert District Office 951-697-5200, or the Palm Springs-South Coast Field Office at 760-833-7100.


Source: BLM lifts Whitewater Canyon fire prevention order