Visitor's Guide to Wildfire Season
Read our Visitor's Guide to Wildfire Season for everything you need to know before and during your visit to Truckee. How to be prepared, questions to ask your lodging provider, Red Flag Warnings, how to find your evacuation zone, and more.
Check our daily Truckee Travel Alert for up to date information on fire restrictions in the Tahoe National Forest, Donner Memorial State Park, and Truckee & Donner Summit Residential Areas.
- Sign up for Nixle Alerts to get texts from the Truckee Fire Protection District.
- Sign up for CodeRED to get emergency alerts by text, phone call, or email from local Nevada County emergency response teams.
- Know the Hi/Lo Evacuation Siren. When you hear the Hi/Lo, it’s time to GO! This emergency siren will alert you to evacuate immediately.
We pride ourselves on having fresh, clean mountain air to breathe. But during wildfire season, prevailing winds can carry smoke to our area from other parts of California or the country, making it unpleasant and unhealthy to be outside. Check our weather page for Truckee's air quality forecast.