The Wild Horses of the Devil's Garden


Popular Recreation Activities

Camping Rocks and Minerals Mountain Biking Fishing Hiking Hunting

More information about recreation opportunities across the forest

Need to Know


Recreation Fee Program Accomplishment Highlights

Fishing at Blue Lake on the south end of the Warner Mountains

The Modoc National Forest uses campground fee revenues to improve and enhance recreation opportunities. The majority of the recreation fees collected stay on the forest and go right back into operating, maintaining and improving the recreational opportunities visitors use and value the most—campgrounds, developed day-use sites, boat ramps, trails and much more.

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. 

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Fire salvage

Shows many dead trees resulting from the 2017 Cove Fire

During the 2017 fire season, approximately 93,000 acres burned on Modoc. Forest personnel started looking for ways to address the ecologic impacts and capture some of the timber value...

Range Partnership Poster

Highlights partnerships on the Modoc National Forest

Poster of examples of Range partnerships leading to success. Thanks to UC Cooperative Extension's Laura Snell, Modoc County, Modoc-Washoe ESP, CDA, numerous RC&Ds and others.


Modoc Fire Prevention and Recreation


Fire prevention and recreation folks are busy with programs in the schools, Kids in the Woods, Children's Forest, parades and fairs.

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.

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