Picnic tables under the tall pines at Willow Creek Picnic Area

The Modoc National Forest has several designated picnic areas for day use.  All picnic areas close at 10pm.  Overnight stays and overnight parking in picnic areas is prohibited, however, day use in all free campgrounds is allowed until 10 pm.  Check the rules and fee information at the entrance bulletin board for details.

Picnicking Areas

  • Big Valley Ranger District area description
  • Ash Creek Campground
  • Red Tail Rim Trail North Trailhead
  • Red Tail Rim Trail South Trailhead
  • Willow Creek Picnic Site
  • Devil's Garden Ranger District area description
  • Big Sage Campground
  • Howard's Gulch Campground
  • Jane's Reservoir Campground
  • Reservoir C Campground
  • Reservoir F Campground
  • Doublehead Ranger District area description
  • Doorknob Warming Hut Snowpark
  • Little Medicine Lake Picnic Site
  • Medicine Lake Recreation Area
  • Payne Springs Campground
  • Warner Mountain Ranger District area description
  • Blue Lake Boating Site
  • Cave Lake Campground
  • East Creek Campground
  • Emerson Campground
  • Lassen Creek Campground
  • Lily Lake Picnic Site
  • Patterson Campground
  • Pepperdine Campground
  • Soup Springs Trailhead
  • Stough Reservoir Campground

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities