Lupines Berryessa snow mountain national monument Howard Lake Pogie Point Sanhedrin Mountain Waterfall


Popular Recreation Activities

Hiking Camping OHV Riding Fishing Hunting

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

Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) Trails

Grindstone Ranger District OHV Trail Status: OPEN

GS Volunteer Days: Contact Paige Makowski at 530-963-1328 for more information.

Upper Lake Ranger District& OHV Trail Status: OPEN

UL Volunteer Days: Contact Johnny McMillan at 707-275-1425 for more information.

Recent News


Martin Ayala receives national Forest Service award

L to R, Ann Carlson, Martin Ayala, Katy Rich and Jeff Marsolais

Each year the Chief of the Forest Service honors an individual who shows commitment and leadership for the advancement and integration of accessibility in the Forest Service facilities and programs. Martin Ayala is the recipient of that 2017 National Forest Service Accessibility Accomplishment Award. 


Do you need a permit to collect rocks on the Mendocino National Forest?

A serpentinite rock with flat polished, shiny and striated surface of green, white and purple

Casual or recreational collecting on National Forest System lands means the collecting of a reasonable amount of widespread rocks and minerals for personal, hobby and non-commercial use.

Road Report

Slide on Summit Springs

Check here for information about forest roads