Klamath National Forest and Butte Valley National Grassland
A Northern California Adventure
The Klamath National Forest & Butte Valley National Grassland cover 1,700,000 acres in Northern California and Southern Oregon. The forest includes the Klamath National Wild & Scenic River and several wilderness, botanical, and geologic areas.
The fire danger rating is LOW.
Cutting firewood for personal use is a popular pastime for many people who live near the Klamath National Forest. Make sure you have a permit and "Know Before You Go."
With nearly one million acres for your enjoyment, relaxation, and exploration, you can experience the solitude of the wilderness or enjoy camping near others in developed campgrounds.
Sometimes out of adversity comes wisdom. That was a lesson Pacific Southwest Research Station Ecologist Eric Knapp learned after the 2021 Antelope Fire.
In January 2022, the Forest Service launched a robust, 10-year strategy to address the wildfire crisis in the places where it poses the most immediate threats to communities. The strategy, called “Confronting the Wildfire Crisis: A Strategy for Protecting Communities and Improving Resilience in America’s Forests,” (leer en español) combines a historic investment of congressional funding with years of scientific research and planning into a national effort that will dramatically increase the scale and pace of forest health treatments over the next decade. Through the strategy, the agency will work with states, Tribes and other partners to addresses wildfire risks to critical infrastructure, protect communities, and make forests more resilient.
Butte Valley National Grassland occurs in a scenic basin within the southern Cascade Range, located in northern California. The National Grassland is 18,425 acres in size and is the only national grassland in California.
California Receives Nearly $179 Million to Confront Wildfire Crisis as Part of Investing in America
Release Date: Feb 20, 2024 Region 5
PSW Study Shows Fuel Treatments Improve Wildfire Outcomes
Release Date: Feb 15, 2024 Goosenest Adaptive Management Area
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced seven landscapes across California will receive an additional $179 million as part of a $500 million investment from President Biden’s Investing in America agenda.