The Angeles National Forest is located in the south western part of California.
Where is this Forest?

Welcome to the Angeles National Forest and San Gabriel Mtns. National Monument

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.

Come to Chilao for the Summer Kick-off, Saturday, May 23, 2015

The Angeles National Forest and San Gabriel Mountains National Monument are accepting applications until May 15th for a new Artist-in-Residence Program to produce artistic renderings of local scenic areas. The residency program is open to artists of any medium – painters, writers, poets, musicians, photographers, weavers, sculptors, performers, etc. The program will also select two Teachers-in-Residence this season. Those selected for residencies will have the opportunity to stay at a cabin in the forest for one to two weeks this summer or fall.

San Gabriel Mtns. National Monument E-BulletinSGMNM Boundary Map Learn More about the San Gabriel Mtns. National Monument


Current Closure Orders and Maps


Rincon Shortcut Rules and Regulations Permit

This document provides the new/adjusted rules for use of the Rincon Shortcut.  This document will be the new permit and now eliminates the requirement and confusion for a high clearance vehicle. It does identify that both a high clearance and 4 wheel drive vehicle are highly recommended.

Red Flag Warning Prompts Closures in ANF

Red Flag Warning Prompts Closures in ANF

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Angeles National Forest Partnership Programs

Penny Pines and Plant-a-Tree are part of the partnership program. They are instrumental in helping the Forest replant burned areas resulting from blazes such as the Station Fire.

Forest Planning and Projects

Follow this link for information on Forest Service planning and projects.


Information for Home Owners Regarding Restoration and Structure Protection

Follow this link to get information for Home Owners regarding restoration and structure protection.

Friends of the Angeles Sensing Sessions Held

Angeles National Forest and National Forest Foundation officials hold sensing sessions.    Follow this link for more information.


Featured Events

Key Contacts

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