About the Forest


Angeles National Forest Visitor Centers

The Angeles National Forest has three visitor centers and two information centers in different areas of the forest. These centers provide services and literature for visitors including environmental education activities, general forest information and forest related materials.

Angeles National Forest Roads and Trails


  • Shortcut Road is closed to all access until further notice.
  • Rincon Road is Closed due to the San Gabriel Complex. The access/exit point is Hwy 39.  Warning, there are numerous sharp rocks along the road.

Highway, roads, and trails in the Angeles National Forest - San Gabriel Mountains National Monument are handled at the federal, state, county and city levels of government. The U.S. Forest Service manages highways with the letter “N” in the designation such as 5N12, 6N09, and 7N13.