Recreation

Forest Recreation Report

Campfire Permits 

Unless you are in a developed recreation area (campground or picnic area) you must obtain a free California Campfire Permit if you plan to build a campfire or use a stove.  Permits are available at Forest Service, Cal Fire and Bureau of Land Management offices. 

Recreation Opportunity Guides (ROGS) - Updated once a year (in the spring), these brochures offer tips on bicycling to wildlife viewing... and everything in between. 

Shasta Lake Area

Shasta Lake Ranger Station
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 530-275-1587 (voice), 711 (TTY)                                    

Shasta Lake Condition Report for Campgrounds, Trails and Closure Information.

Mt. Shasta Area

Mt. Shasta Ranger Station
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: (530) 926-4511 (voice), 711 (TTY)

Mt. Shasta Road Closures, Campground, and Trail information. 

Mt. Shasta Avalanche Center (provides an excellent source for current climbing conditions and avalanche advisories)

McCloud Area

McCloud Ranger Station
Hours: Monday - Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: (530) 964-2184 (voice), 711 (TTY)

McCloud Condition Report for Campgrounds, Trails, Lookouts and Road Information

Weaverville and Big Bar Area 

Weaverville Ranger Station
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: (530) 623-2121 (voice), 711 (TTY)

Trinity River Management Unit Report for Campgrounds, Day Use Areas, Trails, and Road Information

Trinity/Lewiston Lakes Campground

Trinity Alps Wilderness Trail Report

Hayfork and Yolla Bolla Area

Hayfork Ranger Station
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: (530) 628-5227 (voice), 711 (TTY)

Harrison Gulch Ranger Station (Yolla Bolla)
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: (530) 352-4211 (voice), 711 (TTY)

Hayfork and Yolla Bolla Condition Report for Campgrounds, Trails and Closure Information.