Shasta-Trinity National Forest

Your Adventure Starts Here!

The Shasta-Trinity National Forest offers a wide range of recreational activities, including hiking, backpacking, mountain climbing, horseback riding, camping, boating, fishing, sightseeing, downhill skiing, and snowmobiling.

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Visiting National Forests

Welcome to the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, one of 154 national forests you can enjoy multiple activities across the nation.  Here in California, we have 19 natural forests.  Please may we introduce you to us via this short video?

We Are Region 5 and PSW from USDA Forest Service on Vimeo.

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 national forests to keep yourself and our communities healthy and safe.
Masks will not be required in the office unless the county is at HIGH level of spread.  To find out what level your county is in, check the website at COVID Community Levels

Popular Recreation Activities

HikingCampingClimbingMotorized boatingOHV Riding and CampingFishingHunting

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


Prescribed burns planned

The Shasta-Trinity National Forest plans to initiate prescribed fire operations this fall and over the winter, as weather patterns shift to cooler temperatures and wetter conditions. 

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Status of Recreation Areas/Trails Impacted by natural events

View of Shasta Mountain

Wildfires and other natural events, over the last two summers, have impacted recreation sites and trails, and some may be closed for safety and/or restoration work.  

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