Snow surveys in January 2022
Mendocino National Forest Updates

Post Fire Rain Events

Please remember that forest roads within the August Complex and Ranch Fire areas are subject to landslides, rockfall, erosion, debris flows and flooding. A large number of trees fallen and may continue to fall in windy or wet weather. Make sure you have alternative ways out in case roads become impassable. Be safe out there!

Forest Orders


Popular Recreation Activities

Hiking Camping OHV Riding Fishing Hunting



January 2022 Snow Survey

Snow surveys in January 2022

Forest staff measured an average depth of 60 inches in January 2022.

Traveling and Recreating in Burned Area

Doe Fire, one of the fires in the August Complex

Tips to remember when traveling and recreating in the August Complex burned area


Celebrating Native American Heritage Month at Mendocino National Forest

Grindstone round house

For Native American Heritage Month, Mendocino National Forest celebrates the diverse cultures, rich history and important contributions of the nation’s indigenous peoples.

August Complex Restoration

Smoke from August Complex drifting toward Paskenta

Check here for the latest information about August Complex Restoration

A map of our nations national forests and grasslands.

Interactive Visitor Map: Mendocino National Forest

Focus on finding a national forest map.

Our Maps



[Photograph]:  Sunset at Bear Creek Campground.

Mendocino Memories »

Welcome to Every Kid Outdoors program

Every Kid Outdoors

[Map]: Displays where the Mendocino National Forest is located in the state of California.

Mendocino National Forest