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California Off Highway Motor Vehicle Web Page

Click on this link to go to the California Off-Highway Motor Vehicle home page as referenced in our March 2, 2018 news release. Beginning March 6th they will have the proposed projects listed for visitors to view and comment on.

Motorized Travel Management

In 2010 the Lassen National Forest completed an inventory of all the roads, trails, and areas used by motorized vehicles. Routes were identified that could be added to the National Forest Transportation System without undue environmental and economic impacts, such as designating those routes/areas for a variety of vehicular uses. As an outcome of this anaysis, the Lassen National Forest is preparing plans for both off-highway vehicle and over-snow vehicle use. The Five County Off-Highway Vehicle Plan and the Lassen National Forest Over-Snow Vehicle Plan are the next steps in the process of refining off-highway vehicle travel management within the Lassen National Forest.


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.

Lassen National Begins Forest Plan Revision

The Lassen and Modoc National Forests are working together to develop a science synthesis in preparation to revise their forest plans.


Forest and Community Partners Educate Kids on Public Lands

Lassen National Forest (LNF) and partners in the community are bringing area youth onto the forest to help improve environmental education for school children.

Know Before You Fly: Unmanned Aircraft Systems (aka Drones)

The U.S. Forest Service is highly interested in new technologies and believes there is potential to use Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)... 

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