To all Shasta-Trinity National Forest visitors

As of Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 8:00 am, portions of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest re-opened.  A ban on all fires including campfires, outdoor BBQ's (on houseboats also) and smoking remains in place. 

Propane and gas stove use is now permitted on developed recreation sites on National Forests in California. Developed recreation sites are defined as areas which have been improved or developed for recreation such as campgrounds and day use sites.

Areas near active fires (August Complex - North Zone, Red Salmon Complex, Spring Fire and Fox Fire) remain closed.  Areas of the Shasta McCloud Management Unit are closed for dispersed camping/overnight use until October 31, 2020.


Popular Recreation Activities

Hiking Camping ClimbingMotorized boatingOHV Riding and Camping Fishing Hunting

Visit our recreation page to learn more about recreation opportunities across our forest!

Recent News


Forest Service Releases Assessment of Current Conditions of Northwest Forests

The US Forest Service released a Bioregional Assessment evaluating the social, economic & ecological conditions & trends of forests in northern California, Oregon and Washington. Discover how we are modernizing our planning processes to meet the challenges of the 21st Century.

How the Forest Service Helped Shape our Nation’s Disaster Preparedness Framework

The Forest Service has a long history of responding to emergencies, and not just fires, but also hurricanes, floods, earthquakes and terrorist attacks.

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Forest Service Jobs

Click the above link to learn about employment opportunities on our forest.

Shasta-Trinity National Forest Frequently Asked Questions

How can you reserve a campsite? Where can you buy a forest map? These questions and more are answered on our FAQ page. Check it out!


Members sought for Resource Advisory Committees

Want to make a difference in your community? Our forest needs members to serve on the Shasta or Trinity County RAC.


How to build and put out a Campfire

Escaped campfires are a leading cause of wildfires on the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. Don't let your campfire become a wildfire!

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