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Where the West Still Lives

A vast expanse of contrasts and unspoiled settings for a vacation hideaway nestled in the extreme northeastern corner of California. The diverse topography ranges from the volcanic Cascades, to the wild and scenic Warner Mountains with forests, range and the Devil's Garden in between.

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Camping Rocks and Minerals Mountain Biking Fishing Hiking Hunting

Need to Know

Horse Tails

Devil's Garden Wild Horses symbol.

Recently, several hundred Devil's Garden wild horses were rounded up for adoption.

In this series of short videos, different aspects of the process are covered including what people can do for the horses and why they care, what it takes to gentle a horse, an overview of an adoption day, and a special bond formed between a Forest Service employee and a wild horse in need of a home.


Be Bear Aware

a black bear holds a trout in its mouth

Black bears are common throughout California including the Modoc. Drought years can increase human-wildlife conflicts, but there are many ways you can prepare for and prevent harmful encounters.

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Cedar Creek Interpretive Trail

Welcome to Cedar Creek Trail

Get to know the Warner Mountains by exploring its vegetation zones - The white fir zone and the sage steppe and juniper woodland zone.

We invite you to explore the entire trail in every season!

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