Each year several individuals or parties get lost or hurt in the woods. The most effective way to prevent mishaps is to plan ahead and prepare for your trip. Always check for current conditions and regulations for the area you will be visiting. And please make sure everyone in your group follows these safety tips we have outlined below.
Know Before You Go
Information related to forest closures, road conditions, weather reports, avalanche advisories, and more can be found in the "Alerts & Notices" section of all websites for the National Forests in California.