Alerts & Notices

Slater-Devil Fire area closure on the Klamath National Forest has been extended through January 6, 2021.  

Klamath National Forest closed most developed recreation sites for the winter season on October 19, 2020.  

  • All trailheads outside wildfire closure areas, all river access sites, and both OHV areas remain open throughout the winter.  Access to trailheads may be on snow-covered roads that are not plowed during the winter months.





  • Slater-Devil Wildfire area closure through January 6, 2021.
  • River Trail (5244) Closure


Road and Driving Conditions

Driving on roads and highways in the National Forests of California can be a pleasant adventure or it can be frustrating, tiring, and sometimes even hazardous.  For current road conditions anywhere in California, call 1-800-427-7623 or visit the Cal Trans web site.

Public Notices

Forest Orders

Federal agencies operate under the U.S. Code and the Code of Federal Regulations. These laws guide our policies and how we manage national forests and grasslands.

Title 36 of the Code of Federal Regulation 261.50 (a) gives each Forest Supervisor the authority to issue orders which close or restrict use of the of described areas within the area over which he/she has jurisdiction. An order may close an area to entry or may restrict the use of an area by applying any or all of the prohibitions authorized in Title 36, Part 261, Subpart B, of the Code of Federal Regulations.

The current orders for the Klamath National Forest are posted so that visitors can reasonably be expected to be familiar with them.  See list of Current Forest Orders