Dispersed Camping

Avoid pitching tents on grass.The bare dirt area behind the trees would be more appropriate.

Camping on the Modoc is not limited to developed campgrounds. Most of the forest is open to those who prefer the quiet and solitude of a completely undeveloped setting. This type of camping is called Dispersed Camping. Please choose a camping spot where you will leave a minimal impact.

• Always plan ahead for accumulation and storage of your garbage and take it with you when you leave. Never burn or bury garbage in the forest.
• Likewise, it is your responsibility to manage human waste. There are many commercial products on the market to deal with human waste. If...

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Dispersed Camping Areas

  • Big Valley Ranger District area description
  • Devil's Garden Ranger District area description
  • Doublehead Ranger District area description
  • Warner Mountain Ranger District area description