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


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. 

Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument

View of Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument from Bald Mountain

The Forest Service and the BLM hosted three Community Conversations to discuss the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument Management Plan. More public participation opportunities will be coming in early 2017 as the agencies prepare to start the scoping process. 


OC Recruitement 2017

Photo of fire on the Mendocino National Forest

Information is now available for the OC wildland fire program 

Mendocino National Forest Accomplishments

Old culverts that were recently replaced

The Trout Creek Culvert Replacement project on the Upper Lake Ranger District


Road Report

Slide on Summit Springs

Check here for information about forest roads

Prescribed Fire

Reducing hazardous fuels with prescribed fire

Mendocino National Forest fire managers announce fall and winter prescribed fire projects