Last week, Sebastien Tobler wrote blogged about Los Angeles beaches that allows bonfires. Being from Southern California, I got very reminiscent of my bonfire days in San Diego. It’s just such a lovely thing to do year-round. The problem is, I now live in Georiga, and apparently, there isn’t a beach for thousands of miles that allows bonfires (as far as I can tell — if you know differently, please let me know!)
It looks as though in the U.S., very few beaches allow bonfires these days, which is sad. I understand it – the safety, trash and maintenance issues – but I don’t like it. Those of you living in Oregon, however, are luckier than most. From what I understand, many Oregon beaches and state parks still permit bonfires and fire pits. Jealous!
Here’s a short list of some of the state parks and beaches in Oregon that allow fire pits. Make sure you call them ahead of time to double-check, as laws do change.