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.
Seasonal Campground Closures to Occur November 16th.
Please 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
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.