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.
Current Closure Orders and Maps
Click Here for the Williamson Rock Area Closure Order Effective 12/15/2015
Click Here for the Jackson Lake Closure Order Effective 12/15/2014-3/31/2015
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
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.