Alerts & Notices

Safety First

Safety FirstPlease be aware of these alerts and notices because many unexpected situations can present difficult challenges for forest visitors.

Be well informed and prepared for your next visit to the forest.

Before venturing out, contact the nearest Forest Service office for recent information on alerts, advisories, notices and closures.

To report an emergency, please call 911.


  • No woodcutting permit needed until further notice


Road Conditions

Driving on the Modoc National Forest varies from season to season and depends on the type of road you choose. Follow these tips for driving in the National Forest.