Guadalupe Mountains National Park
National Park Service
Salt Flat, TX 79847
Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, MDT
News Release Date: November 18, 2020
Contact: Elizabeth Jackson, (915) 828-3251 ext Salt Flat, Texas - Guadalupe Mountains National Park is experiencing extreme fire danger risk due to prolonged extreme drought conditions and sustained elevated winds. The park and the surrounding areas of west Texas will be issuing fire restrictions that will take effect on Wednesday, Nov 18, 2020.
The fire restrictions are as follows:
This prohibition is based on 16 United States Code, Section 3 and 36 Code of Federal Regulations subsections 1.5 Closures and public use limits. (a)(1).; 2.13 Fires. (a)(5)(c); 2.21 Smoking. (a); and 2.38 Explosives. (b)(c).
These restrictions shall remain in effect until such time as fire danger in the park becomes less severe. We are seeking the cooperation of our visitors to assist in decreasing the potential for a catastrophic fire within Guadalupe Mountains National Park.