CA: SoCal wildfires temporarily close parks and beaches

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Two Southern California’s wildfires Friday shut down campgrounds and hiking trails as well as state parks and beaches in the Santa Monica Mountains and Malibu ahead of a three-day weekend marking Veterans Day.

The Woolsey fire that began north of the 101 freeway above Thousand Oaks closed down the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, which covers more than 150,000 acres from Agoura Hills to the ocean. The park is closed indefinitely after the blaze made its way to Malibu.

Read the full story from Los Angeles Times.

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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