Mt. Hough Ranger District

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Mt. Hough Ranger District is one of three ranger districts of the Plumas National Forest. Our office is  located in Quincy, California, Plumas County and extends to the north bordering the Lassen National Forest.  We are proud to be part of a dynamic community that shares its wealth of resources with our visitors.

The Mt. Hough Ranger District is a place where visitors can find activities and experiences they require. Besides the great expanse of forest, visitors also enjoy varied recreation areas; mountain top forest lookouts; both developed fee and no-fee campgrounds; a versatile forest road system; privately owned lodges operated under permit; and various boat launches. From solitude to adventure, available activities include lodges, camping, fishing, hunting, hiking, biking, equestrian, nature watching, water sports, cultural resources, exploring, wildflowers, fall color, motor touring and relaxing. 

In addition to recreation activities, Mt. Hough Ranger District provides other benefits to the community. Fuelwood, Christmas Trees and other timber related resource are available by permit. Personal use fuelwood and Christmas Tree permits are available by mail or in person. All commercial permits must be obtained in person.  Small amounts of forest products are available without permit. Call 530-836-2575 for details

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Mt Hough Ranger Distict


Recreation on the Mt. Hough Ranger District:

At a Glance

Reservations: Sites can be reserved online at or by calling 1-877-444-6777.

General Information

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Recreation Map

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Camping & Cabins

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Horse Riding & Camping

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Nature Viewing

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OHV Riding & Camping

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Scenic Driving

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Water Activities

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Winter Sports

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