Snow covered trail with a large snow groomer in the foreground and the sun shining in the background

What's New?

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.

Our Response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus

Visiting National Forests

Outdoor recreation can be beneficial for your health but must be practiced safely. Please avoid visiting national forests if you are sick and/or experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. Follow CDC guidance on personal hygiene and social distancing before and during your visit to the forest.

We recommend exercising close to your home and complying with local and state guidance for not traveling for your recreation needs. Stay safe. For more on avoiding COVID-19, visit www.coronavirus.gov.

Virtual Services

This office has moved to virtual services. Please visit us at https://www.fs.usda.gov/lassen and access our forest maps at https://www.fs.fed.us/ivm/. If you need immediate assistance or have any questions, please call (530) 257-2151.

Versión en Español

Esta oficina se ha cambiado a servicios virtuales. Por favor visítenos por el internet en https://www.fs.usda.gov/lassen y acceda los mapas de nuestros bosques en https://www.fs.fed.us/ivm. Si necesita atención inmediata o tiene alguna pregunta, por favor llame al (530) 257-2151.

Personal Use Fuelwood Permit Request

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

Almanor Ranger District Commercial Fuelwood Permit Request

Commercial Fuelwood Permits are valid for use on the Lassen National Forest, Almanor Ranger District (Zone IV) ONLY. The cost is $10.00 per cord with a five cord minimum and ten cord maximum per request. Only one Commercial Fuelwood Permit and/or Third Party Permit may be active at one time.

Popular Recreation Activities

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

 

Spotlights

Winter Grooming Report

Snow covered trail with large specialized plow for grooming trails.

Last Update: 1/13/2022

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.

 




Accessible Recreation

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About Us in California

About The Lassen National Forest


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Interactive Visitor Map: Lassen National Forest


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