October 1, 2013 (San Diego’s East County)–Due to the lapse in federal government funding, the U.S. Forest Service, as with other federal agencies, is closed with the exception of certain essential services. The Cleveland National Forest offices as well as some recreational areas will be closed until further notice. The entire U.S. Forest Service website and other federal websites are offline due to the spending bill impasse in Congress. Shutdown of U.S. Forest Service activities does not impact firefighting on forest lands, however.
The following will be closed, including popular sites in East County: