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A Notice To All USDA Forest Service Visitors:

May 30, 2020 - All Klamath National Forest facilities are currently open virtually only.  Please call the Visitor Information staff at your local office for assistance.

On Friday, May 22, 2020, a limited number of campgrounds and day-use sites were opened for public use.  In many areas, services are limited.  Restrooms, water, and trash may not be available.  Social distancing measures are required.  Please plan ahead by checking the Recreation information specific to each site on this website. 

Except for those specific locations, developed recreation sites (campgrounds, day-use sites, picnic areas) remain closed to protect public health and safety.  Trailheads are expected to remain open if appropriate social-distancing measures are used by visitors.

Please!  Only use fire safely

Fire restrictions are in place as of May 30 through November 1, 2020.  Know the current fire danger levels and fire restrictions, obtain your Calfornia Campfire Permit online and follow the guidelines for using a campfire, stove, or BBQ safely. Always be sure your fire is completely out before stepping away!  Click for current fire restrictions information.


Popular Recreation Activities

Hiking Camping Winter sports. Fishing Water Activites

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


Motorized Travel Management Information

Siskiyou County Tree Mortality Task Force

The task force aims to carry out a proactive tree mortality program including federal, state, local, public and private entities to promote and initiate processes and projects to decrease the impacts of tree mortality throughout Siskiyou County.

Recent News


Working Together for a Safer, Healthier Forest

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The Craggy Vegetation Management Project was developed to improve fire resiliency on National Forest System lands by reducing fuels and stand density in strategic areas and within the wildland urban interface (WUI).  See the full story here.

Wildflower Show to be online this year

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The 27th Annual Siskiyou County Mother's Day Wildflower Show was virtual this year.  The show was completed on Mother's Day, May 10, though is still available to see on Facebook at 2020 Siskiyou County Wildflower Show

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May 1 Snow Survey Report

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To view the May report, as well as the February - April comparisons, click here

Celebrate World Migratory Bird Day!

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May 9, 2020 is the annual celebration for World Migratory Bird Day.  Celebrate migratory birds individually and with our families......even in our own backyards.


Every Kid Outdoors!

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4th Graders get a free pass! Every Kid Outdoors connects families to public lands.


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InciWeb is an interagency website that provides 'one-stop shopping' for incident information.

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Please Do Your Part

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