The Angeles National Forest is located in the south western part of California.
Where is this Forest?

 

Welcome to the Angeles National Forest and San Gabriel Mtns. National Monument

The Angeles National Forest offers natural environments, spectacular scenery, developed campgrounds and picnic areas, swimming, fishing, skiing and the solitude of quiet wilderness areas. Trails winding throughout the forest accommodate hikers, equestrians, mountain bikers and off-highway vehicle enthusiasts. Please visit our Visitor Guide for more information.

Image of LA Skyline Ranger Nathan Judy waving Campgrounds are open image of east fork People Hiking West Fork Volunteers clearing a trail

 

 

Every Kid in a Park

every kid in a park logoAs part of President Obama’s initiative to get “Every Kid in a Park,” 4th grade classes are eligible to receive reimbursement for transportation costs when visiting the Angeles National Forest and San Gabriel Mountains National Monument. In addition, the Forest Service can provide programming in an outdoor classroom setting for groups of about 100 students. Please click on the map below to find out more about locations and programs available.

[Graphic]:  Map of the Angeles National Forest.  The forest covers 650,000 acres in the San Gabriel
 

 

 

Current Closure Orders and Maps

Forest Fire Restrictions Order 01-16-04

Jackson Lake Closure Order 01-16-03

Eaton Canyon Closure Order 01-16-02

Williamson Rock Closure Order 01-16-01

Regional Closure Order 15-05

Protection of the Arroyo Toad promoted the closure of the Little Rock Recreation Area which extends from Joshua Tree Campground to the north, to Sulphur Springs Campground at the south, east along Alimony Ridge, and west to a point just east of the Desert Marksman permit area. This area will be closed to ALL USE until further notice.

Cabin Fire Closure Legals and Maps

Regional Closure Order 15-04

Features

Forest Service R-5 Pacific Southwest Region Story

Learn the story of Pacific Southwest Region 5 which includes the Angeles National Forest and San Gabriel Mountains National Monument. Discover the wonders of this region and how you can #DoYourPart.


Proposed global satellite network could detect wildfires in 15 minutes

From Pasadena Star News

FireSat, a concept developed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, could detect wildfires within 15 minutes anywhere in the world.


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Spotlights

Field Ranger Program Shines in National Monument

U.S. Forest Service employees are hard-at-work helping citizens learn about and experience the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument.

Forest Planning and Projects

Follow this link for information on Forest Service planning and projects.

 




Information for Home Owners Regarding Restoration and Structure Protection

Follow this link to get information for Home Owners regarding restoration and structure protection.


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