The Klamath National Forest is located in the northwestern part of California.
Where is this Forest?


The Beaver and Whites Fire Area Closure Orders have been Terminated
Happy Camp Complex Closure Remains in Effect

Remaining Fire Area Closure Information

The Klamath National Forest encompasses nearly 1.7 million Rugged mountains of the Marble Mountain Wildernessacres of land straddling the California and Oregon border.  The Forest is divided into two sections separated by the Shasta Valley and the I-5 corridor.  In the mountains to the west, the terrain is steep and rugged. The east-side has the relatively gentler, rolling terrain of volcanic origin.  With elevations ranging from 450 to 8,900 feet above sea level, the Klamath National Forest is one of America’s most biologically diverse regions. It is situated in a transitional region between the hotter and drier areas to the south and the colder, wetter climate to the north.  Read More

The U.S. Forest Service now offers access to a variety of visitor maps for people using Android and iOS devices.

  map and pin graphic that links to Avenza App PageThe PDF Maps Mobile App, developed by Avenza Systems Inc., is available as a free download from iTunes and the Android Play Store. The app provides access to Forest Service maps, such as motor-vehicle-use maps, which are free while pages from national forest atlases are 99 cents and forest visitor maps are $4.99. Prices are pending for other agency maps. 



 Motorized Travel Management Information

Recent News


KNF 2014 Wildfires Burned Area Emergency Response Reports

Picture of intense fire in Happy Camp Complex

The Burned Area Emergency Response or BAER Reports for the Little Deer Fire, Log Fire, Whites Fire and Beaver Fire are now available from the preceding links. The Happy Camp Complex BAER report will be available here as soon as it is complete.

50 Years of Wilderness Celebration

A panoramic view of rugged mountains on a background of blue sky

This year, our nation celebrates “50 Years of Wilderness” and we hope join us Friday, Oct. 11 through Sunday, Oct. 12 in Red Bluff, CA at the Tehama District Fairgrounds to commemorate our county’s “True American Legacy of Wilderness!” 

Please print and post this flyer to help spread the word!

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Happy Camp Complex Evacuation Contingency Plan and Map

A plan to guide possible additional evacuations

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California National Forest Maps are Mobile

There’s a new, more convenient way to view National Forest maps


Klamath River Recreation Interactive Map

Recreation Information using Google Earth now available

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