Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Game Cam Study


Popular Recreation Activities

Camping Rocks and Minerals Mountain Biking Fishing Hiking Hunting

More information about recreation opportunities across the forest

​Need to Know


Video Library

Bull elk in a forested setting with steam coming from his back

The Modoc National Forest is a very special place. This page shares a few of the best videos highlighting your national forest. 

Be Bear Aware

Black bears are not an uncommon sight on the Modoc National Forest. There are easy things you can do while enjoying your national public lands to protect yourself and bears from harmful encounters. This brochure should help get you started.

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Range Partnership Poster

Highlights partnerships on the Modoc National Forest

This poster shares examples of Range partnerships leading to success. Special thanks to UC Davis' Laura Snell, Modoc County, Modoc-Washoe ESP, CDA, numerous RC&Ds and many others.

Modoc works with CDA

Forest Service employees building buck and rail fence

Big Valley Ranger District range managers applied for and received a grant from the California Deer Association (CDA) to build a buck-and-rail fence around Sweagert Flat, northwest of Adin.


Fire managers use UAS drone

Shows a fixed-wing drone before launch to view fire in wilderness

The Parker 2 Fire is a milestone in the history of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) used in wildland firefighting.

Wild horse field trip a success

Shows group listening from shaded forest seats to Range Specialist Jenny Jayo

On July 6, the Modoc National Forest sponsored a collaborative group tour of the Devil’s Garden Plateau Wild Horse Territory.

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