Visiting National Forests

Outdoor recreation can be beneficial for your health but must be practiced safely.  Please avoid visiting national forests if you are sick and/or experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.  Follow CDC Guidance on personal hygience and social distancing before and during your visit to the national forests to keep yourself and our communities healthy and safe.

Virtual Services

Forest Offices are currently offering virtual services.  Please call your local Forest Office for the latest information.

Shasta-Trinity National Forest is open to the public, however some areas remain closed as a result of summer wildfires.

Shasta-Trinity NF Closures

**Please Note New closure, Restriction, and Map updates are forthcoming and will be updated as they come in.

Popular Recreation Activities

HikingCampingClimbingMotorized boatingOHV Riding and CampingFishingHunting

Visit our recreation page to learn more about recreation opportunities across our forest!

Recent News


Proposed Developed Recreation Fee Changes

Three happy female hikers standing in front of a kiosk at a trailhead.

The Shasta-Trinity National Forest (STNF) is proposing changes to developed recreation fees for facilities under the REA Fee Program. The fee changes include new fees and increase of fees at several fee sites.

Our forest oaks

Oak savannah with a mixture of reds and oranges.

There are hundreds of oak species in the temperate regions of the world, about 60 species are native to North America. They are divided into two main groups: red oaks and white oaks.  Here on the forest, we have California Black Oak and Oregon White Oak.

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Forest Service Jobs

Click the above link to learn about employment opportunities on our forest.

Great American Outdoors Act

Great American Outdoors Act projects will address critical deferred maintenance and improve transportation and recreation infrastructure on national forests in California.


South Fork Sacramento Public Safety & Forest Restoration Project

 South Fork Sacramento Public Safety and Forest Restoration Project. 

Shasta-Trinity National Forest Frequently Asked Questions

How can you reserve a campsite? Where can you buy a forest map? These questions and more are answered on our FAQ page. Check it out!

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