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.
Black bears are not an uncommon site on the Modoc National Forest. There are easy things you can do while enjoying your national public lands to protect yourself and bears from harmful encounters. This brochure should help get you started.