The Modoc National Forest is located in the northeastern part of California.
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Modoc National Forest

Looking into the Surprise Valley from the Warner Mountains


The Modoc National Forest is a land of contrasts and unspoiled vacation-hideaway settings. Nestled in the extreme northeastern corner of California, the Modoc National Forest is mountains, pine forests and meadows, lakes, streams, rugged canyons, wetlands, lava beds and high desert plateaus. The Modoc offers you beautiful scenery, varied terrain, abundant wildlife and a memorable visitor experience. 

Banner photo courtesy of Jim Cumming

Recent News


Prescribed Fire Projects

Photo shows a firefighter igniting vegetation during a prescribed fire

Fire managers plan to implement prescribed fire projects in various locations across the forest starting December 3 and continuing through the winter.

Devil's Garden Wild Horse Territory Proposed Management Plan

Wild Horses of the Devil's Garden Plateau

The Modoc NF is proposing a plan to guide the management of wild horses and their habitat within 232,520 acres on the Devil's Garden Plateau Wild Horse Territory.