The Angeles National Forest is located in the south western part of California.
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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 recreational activities page for more information.

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Seasonal Campground Closures to Occur November 16th.

Buckhorn Campground SignPlease be advised that at close of business on Sunday 16 November Buckhorn, Horse Flats, 3N17 Road at Angeles Christian Camp, 3N14 Road near Loomis Ranch, and all Group campgrounds will close for the season, reopening on Wednesday 1 April 2015. Chilao CG (MZ Loop),Charlton Flat, both upper and lower Chilao road, 3N21, will remain open until the weather turns.

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...

Current Closure Orders and Maps

Click Here for the *UPDATED* 10/2014 Powerhouse Fire Closure Order & Map

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 printable Angeles National Forest Visitor Guide



Forest Service Reopens More Than Three Quarters of Powerhouse Fire Closure Area

On Oct. 23, 2014, Angeles National Forest officials reopened more than three quarters of the Powerhouse Fire closure area north of Santa Clarita. The closure order for the remaining area expires one year from now unless officials determine otherwise.

Red Flag Waring Prompts Closures in ANF

Red Flag Waring Prompts Closures in ANF

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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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