Vista Point Road Road Fire Safe Zone and Shaded Fuel Break


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Vista Point Road Road Fire Safe Zone and Shaded Fuel Break
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Create a defensible space zone and a shaded fuel break in two phases along Vista Point Road in Castle Crags State Park to improve public safety in the event of wildfires. Phase 1: Vista Point Fire Safe Zone - create a defensible space zone extending up to 330 ft from the edge of the parking lot's perimeter. Phase 2: Vista Point Road Shaded Fuel Break-From entry kiosk to Fire Safe Zone- Selectively remove fire fuels, 100ft on either side of road for 2 miles to provide safe ingress/egress to Vista Point parking lot during wildfires.

Contact Information

Trish Ladd
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Castle Crags State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304 - Class 4
Reasons for Exemption
This project consists of minor alterations to park land and vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry purposes, and is included as "fuel management activities" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities, in accordance with CCR section 15300.4.

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