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Popular Recreation Activities

Hiking Camping OHV Riding Winter Sports. Fishing Hunting

We have lots more information about recreation opportunities across the forest!

San Gabriel Mountains National Monument Community Collaborative Recognized by Representative Judy Chu

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Since the designation of the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument in 2014, a passionate group of stakeholders were brought together as the San Gabriel Mountains Community Collaborative. The Collaborative helps advise and support the Forest Service in the management of your public lands. July 29th, the Collaborative was honored at Congresswoman Judy Chu's Congressional Leadership Awards for their ongoing efforts to build bridges between the Forest Service, Stakeholders and the public. Congratulations to the Collaborative, and we thank them for their ongoing support and engagement. Full Story...

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

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.


Penny Pines Reforestation Program

Learn More about the Penny Pines Reforestation Program and donate today! 

Angeles NF Graduates Eleven Students from Women in Wildland Fire Training Camp

A woman firefighter learns proper technique using a fire hose.

The Angeles National Forest held its inaugural Women in Wildland Fire Training Camp, June 5-9, 2017, at the Angeles Crest Christian Camp.