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.
The USDA Forest Service, Angeles National Forest, has extended the public comment period for the Need for Change Document for the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument Management Plan until Tuesday August 11, 2015. Comments can be submitted through email located on the project page or may be mailed to Angeles National Forest, ATTN: Justin Seastrand, 701 North Santa Anita Avenue, Arcadia, CA 91006, or hand delivered at that address, M – F, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. All project documentation is available at the website. To request paper copies, or for questions or information about the project, contact Justin Seastrand, (626) 574-5278, or email@example.com. The Angeles National Forest will hold five public meetings to discuss the development of the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument Management Plan and how you can participate in the process. The official comment period will be open from June 12—July 27, 2015 for a 45 day comment period. The Forest is required to have the Monument Plan completed with the next three years from the October 10, 2015 designation. The plan, once developed and approved, will guide how Monument resources and uses will be managed until the plan is revised. During the official comment period you may attend one of the five open house style meeting, comment throughor contact the Forest service for more information or a hard copy of the scoping letter by calling (626) 574-5278 and ask for Justin Seastrand, Forest Planner.