Welcome to Lassen National Forest
Lassen National Forest
Come discover the wonder and beauty where the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range meets the Cascade Mountain Range. Granite meets volcanic!Plan Your Visit
Graham Fire Information
Graham Fire, in the Ishi Wilderness of Lassen National Forest, is at 100% containment. Additional information on Inciweb at https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/8150/.
The Crossroads of California
Lassen National Forest is a total of 1.2 million acres or 1,875 square miles. It lies within seven counties; Lassen, Shasta, Tehama, Butte, Plumas, Siskiyou, and Modoc. More information about the forest.
Dixie Closure Area terminated on December 8, 2021. There is the possibility that the Closures Order will be reinstated once restoration work begins in 2022.
The Fire Danger Rating is High
Personal Fuelwood Permits are for noncommercial, personal use only. Wood cutters please call the following number everyday to hear what the current restrictions are: (530) 257-9553
Commercial Fuelwood Permits are valid for use on the Almanor Ranger District (Zone IV) ONLY. The cost is $10.00 per cord with a five cord minimum and ten cord maximum per request.
Temporary Canyon Dam Boat Launch Closure for Repair
Release Date: Aug 2, 2022 Chester, CA
In Memorial: 20th Anniversary of Stanza Fire
Release Date: Jul 28, 2022 Klamath National Forest
Hot Topic: Postfire Stabilization and Recovery
The frequency and severity of wildfires has increased in recent years. Hotter, drier conditions associated with changing climate make this problem more acute.
Winter Grooming Report
Last Update: 1/20/2022
Lassen fuelwood helps keep local communities warmer, wildfires smaller
Cutting fuelwood is part of the local culture for communities around the Lassen National Forest, as many of the homes in the area rely on the forest to heat their homes in the colder months.
A lifetime pass available to citizens or permanent residents of the United States who have been medically determined to be blind or permanently disabled for purposes of receiving Federal benefits. In addition to an annual entrance pass, the Golden Access cardholders will continue to receive a 50% fee discount at campgrounds, developed boat launches and swimming sites and for specialized interpretive services. The pass is free.