ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST (CBSLA) — Several campgrounds in the Angeles National Forest will be closed until further notice due to a lack of trash service.
Just ahead of the Labor Day holiday weekend, forest officials said Horse Flats, Bandido, Coulter Group, Meadow Group, Chilao-Little Pine, Chilao-Manzanita, and Monte Cristo campgrounds would be closed and group campground reservations would be canceled.READ MORE: Woman Says She Was Refused Service At An Encino Dunkin' Donuts For Being Deaf
The closures are due to a lack of trash service, according to the U.S. Forest Service, which says they are trying to restore service as soon as possible.READ MORE: Illegal Marijuana Grow Bust Nets Nearly 30,000 Plants And Leads To 31 Arrests In San Bernardino
People visiting those areas were urged to take all their trash with them, especially to keep from attracting bears.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Related Hospitalizations Continue To Drop In Los Angeles County
A large portion of the Angeles National Forest, including areas bordering several of the closed campgrounds, remains off limits to visitors because they were heavily burned by last year’s Bobcat Fire.