Alerts & Notices

To report an emergency, please dial 911

How to Obtain Project Activity Levels

Please call the Mendocino National Forest Contractor Activity Phoneline at (530) 934-1240 to receive the current Project Activity Level (PAL) .



  • Washout on Road to Summit Springs TH
  • OHV Trail Closures
  • Learn About OHV Rain Closures
  • Naturally Occurring Asbestos


  • Critical M1 Road Closure Order No. 08-16-16
  • Critical M6 Road Closure Order No. 08-16-15
  • MNF 08-15-06 GRCC Hours
  • MNF-08-10-02 Emergency Trail Closure - Trail #6 Grindstone Ranger District
  • MNF-08-98-01 Restricted Use - Lake Pillsbury Basin Recreation Area
  • MNF-08-95-03 Prohibited Use and Public Safety - Eel River Station
  • MNF-08-94-03 Occupancy and Use - Pillsbury Basin Area

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Road Report

Call ahead for current conditions. See Alerts and Notices for specific information on Mill Fire area closures.

Snow Reports

On the first of February, March, April, and May each year, snow depth and moisture content is measured at Anthony Peak. The Plaskett Meadows snow depth and moisture content is only measured on the first of April. The snow reports for previous years are available along with the current year's totals.

Key Contacts

Supervisor's Office
   (530) 934-3316

Upper Lake Ranger District
   (707) 275-2361

Stonyford Work Center
   (530) 963-3128

Lake Red Bluff Recreation Area
   (530) 527-2813

Covelo Ranger District
   (707) 983-6118

Public Affairs Officer
   Punky Moore
   (530) 934-1137

Rules & Regulations

  • Code of Federal Regulations OffSite Link

    All visitors and users of the National Forests are subject to Federal Regulations. The points of conduct listed here are generally included in and enforceable through Federal Regulations. All of the regulations are published in Title 36 of the Code of Federal Regulations and are on file at all Forest Supervisor and District Ranger offices. Violation of orders and regulations is subject to punishment by a fine or imprisonment.

    Authority: 16 USC 551, 7 USC 1011(f)

    State traffic and game laws apply to National Forests unless otherwise specified.

  • Forest Regulations

    As a visitor to the National Forest, you are asked to follow certain rules designed to protect the Forest and the natural environment, to ensure the health and safety of visitors, and to promote pleasant and rewarding outdoor recreation experiences for all visitors.