Modoc Backcountry Discovery Trail


The Modoc Backcountry Discovery Trail runs from the Oregon Border in the far northeastern corner of California, down into the heart of the Modoc National Forest  and west to the boundary with the Klamath National Forest.  There are 22 Discovery Points of interest along the way to stop and explore and a map showing the points is available at any of the District Offices.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: A great off-road enthusiast bucket-list destination. Adventure riders take notice! Currently roads are wet and muddy please be careful of resource damage.
Fees No fee.
Restrictions: When parking overnight or for extended periods at trailheads always secure all food, packaging and ice chests in the trunk of your vehicle. Do not park in front of gates or partially obstruct a fire road.
Operated By: US Forest Service


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