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 have been coming down and may continue to fall through the rainy weekend. Make sure you have alternative ways out in case roads become impassable. Be safe out there!

A temporary wet weather trail closure order goes into effect at 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23. 

The Forest Road M10 repair project has been postponed due to weather. New dates for the temporary road closure will be posted soon. A detour map for the planned project is available.

Fire restrictions lift on the Mendocino National Forest beginning Wednesday, Oct. 13.

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Doe Fire, one of the fires in the August Complex

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