May 23 Updated Coyote Fire Closures
Incident: Coyote Fire Wildfire
Guadalupe Peak Trail, El Capitan Trail, McKittrick Canyon, Smith Spring Trail and the Pine Springs campground, are now CLOSED due to extreme smoke in these areas of the park. The Pine Springs Visitor Center remains open with regular hours from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Crews remain vigilant in their duties both on the fire and off. The public is reminded that there are still inherent dangers regarding the Coyote Fire, and to be alert to changing area restrictions. It is also important to watch for fire vehicles and practice caution while passing.
Closures: Dog Canyon, Devil’s Hall Trail, Frijole Trail, Foothill Trail remain CLOSED. Guadalupe Peak Trail, El Capitan Trail, McKittrick Canyon, Smith Spring Trail and the Pine Springs Campground are now CLOSED. All backcountry areas of the Park will remain CLOSED until further notice. Park areas remaining open are Salt Basin Dunes on the west end of the park, near Dell City, Texas.