The Angeles National Forest is located in the south western part of California.
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President Obama Designates San Gabriel Mountains National Monument

The White House, Washington.Today, President Obama will use his authority under the Antiquities Act to establish 346,177 acres of national forest land in the San Gabriel Mountains in southern California as a national monument, permanently protecting the popular outdoor recreation destination to increase access and outdoor opportunities for the area's residents. Learn more ...

Online California Campfire Permit

If you plan to use anything besides a Forest Service provided fire-ring (i.e. backpack stove) then a CA Campfire Permit is required. Learn More...


Welcome to Angeles National Forest!

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 recreational activities page for more information. Many of the facilities and services in the Angeles National Forest are free. Some areas and facilities in the Angeles, as well as in the other national forests of Southern California, require the Adventure Pass or other recreation fees to help maintain, manage and improve the amenities that forest visitors enjoy. To learn if fees are required at the area or facility you plan to visit, please contact the Forest Service office nearest your destination. Follow this link for more information on the Angeles National Forest Motor Vehicle Use Maps. Again, welcome to the Angeles National Forest—YOUR great outdoors to visit, to care for and to enjoy!

Current Closure Orders and Maps


Click Here  for Mt. Baldy Trail (Commonly Known as Bear Canyon Trail) Closure Order

Click Here for Eaton Canyon Upper Area Closure Order

Click Here for the 2014 Powerhouse Fire Closure Order & Map

Click Here for the printable Angeles National Forest Visitor Guide



Red Flag Waring Prompts Closures in ANF

Red Flag Waring Prompts Closures in ANF

San Bernardino NF Closes Areas due to Impending Weather

Anticipated heavy rainfall and potential flash floods have prompted Forest officials to close popular recreation areas near the Forest Falls community Sunday and Monday.

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Littlerock Recreation Area

For more information on the Littlerock Recreation Area including a fee schedule, please follow this link. 

Angeles National Forest Partnership Programs

Penny Pines and Plant-a-Tree are part of the partnership program. They are instrumental in helping the Forest replant burned areas resulting from blazes such as the Station Fire.


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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Key Contacts

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