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


Rugged mountains of the Marble Mountain WildernessThe Klamath National Forest encompasses nearly 1.7 million acres 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. 

Westside Fire Recovery Project Page

Motorized Travel Management Information


KNF 2014 Wildfires Burned Area Emergency Response Reports

Picture of intense fire in Happy Camp Complex

The Burned Area Emergency Response or BAER report for the Happy Camp Complex is now available. 

BAER Reports for the Little Deer Fire, Log Fire, Whites FireBeaver Fire can be found at the preceding links. 

2013 Fire Season Defensible Space Campaign

Shows smoke in the background from a  fire bearing down on a house

The Salmon River Complex fire on the Klamath National Forest demonstrated defensible space can and does make a difference in protecting homes from wildfire. Defensible space – a well-maintained landscape of fire resistant plantings, properly pruned trees and shrubs and a well-watered lawn – has been proven time and time again to be effective in saving homes when wildfire threatens.

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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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