The Angeles National Forest is located in the south western part of California.
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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 Visitor Guide for more information.

Image of LA Skyline Ranger Nathan Judy waving People Hiking West Fork Volunteers clearing a trail

Seasonal Campground Closures

The following campgrounds have closed for the season:

  • Manker Flat Campground
  • Buckhorn
  • Chilao - Manzanita Loop
  • Horse Flats
  • Coulter Group Campground
  • Meadow Group Campground
  • Bandido Group Campground

Little Pines and Monte Cristo will remain open year-round unless weather and road conditions dictate that we close them for safety reasons.

Wildland Firefighter Apprenticeship Program (WFAP)

The Angeles National Forest - San Gabriel Mountains National Monument is seeking to fill Wildland Firefighter Apprentice positions, GS-0462-3-5. This outreach is being circulated to inform prospective applicants of this employment opportunity. Learn More...

Every Kid in a Park

every kid in a park logoAs part of President Obama’s initiative to get “Every Kid in a Park,” 4th grade classes are eligible to receive reimbursement for transportation costs when visiting the Angeles National Forest and San Gabriel Mountains National Monument. In addition, the Forest Service can provide programming in an outdoor classroom setting for groups of about 100 students. Please click on the map below to find out more about locations and programs available.

[Graphic]:  Map of the Angeles National Forest.  The forest covers 650,000 acres in the San Gabriel
 

 

 

Current Closure Orders and Maps

Sand Fire Closure Order 05-01-16-09

Fire Danger Level Very High Order 05-01-16-07

Fish Fire Closure Order 01-16-08

Forest Fire Restrictions Order 01-16-04

Eaton Canyon Closure Order 01-16-02

Williamson Rock Closure Order 01-16-01

Regional Closure Order 15-05

Protection of the Arroyo Toad promoted the closure of the Little Rock Recreation Area which extends from Joshua Tree Campground to the north, to Sulphur Springs Campground at the south, east along Alimony Ridge, and west to a point just east of the Desert Marksman permit area. This area will be closed to ALL USE until further notice.

Regional Closure Order 15-04

Recent News


Features

Expanding outreach efforts for forest plan revisions

Summer is in full swing and so is the 90-day, public comment period for the draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) and draft forest plans for the Inyo, Sequoia and Sierra National Forests. The public and tribes can expect multiple opportunities to engage with us as we move forward on this effort!


Forest Service Reduces Wildfire Growth Potential through Prescribed Fire

The Angeles National Forest - San Gabriel Mountains are undertaking a project 5 years in the making.


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Spotlights

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.


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