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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Christmas Tree Permits on Sale now!

For many families, the search for and selection of their own Christmas tree in the forest is a wonderful experience, part of their holiday tradition. The Shasta-Trinity National Forest is happy to provide the opportunity for families to enjoy the forest and fulfill this tradition each year.

A permit costs $10.00, and each household may cut only one tree per permit. For more information visit this link

Forest actively conducting prescribed and pile burning

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.

Please follow this link for more information at

Please visit the News and Alerts for current notification of prescribed burns at

Popular Recreation Activities

HikingCampingClimbingMotorized boatingOHV Riding and CampingFishingHunting

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

Condition Report for Campgrounds, Trails, and Closure Information 

Mt Shasta - Recreation Report

Shasta Lake - Recreation Report

McCloud - Recreation Report

Trinity River Management Unit - Recreation Report

Hayfork and Yolla Bolla - Recreation Report



Proposed Developed Recreation Fee Changes

Three happy female hikers standing in front of a kiosk at a trailhead.

The Shasta-Trinity National Forest (STNF) is proposing changes to developed recreation fees for facilities under the REA Fee Program. The fee changes include new fees and increase of fees at several fee sites.

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