To all Shasta-Trinity National Forest visitors

The area near the Red Salmon Complex Fire remains closed. Areas in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest portion of the August Complex Fire are open as of November 25, 2020, except for campgrounds and roads in the Forest Glen area. The Spring Fire area closure on the South Fork Management Unit and Fox Fire area closure on the Trinity River Management Unit have been lifted.

We continue to recommend that you recreate locally. Also all visitors should practice self-sufficiency during your visit to the area. Responsible recreation practices should be maintained at all times, including:

• Maintaining at least six feet distancing from others
• Do not gather in groups and please follow the latest guidance from officials
• Pack out your trash and leave with everything you bring in and use.
• All services may not be available, so please plan accordingly.


Popular Recreation Activities

Hiking Camping ClimbingMotorized boatingOHV Riding and Camping Fishing Hunting

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

Recent News


Have you ever heard of a Sparred Owl?

Photograph of a sparred owl sitting in a tree on the Shasta-Trinity National Forest

No? Neither had we until recently. Read more about sparred owls on the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.

Forest Service Releases Assessment of Current Conditions of Northwest Forests

The US Forest Service released a Bioregional Assessment evaluating the social, economic & ecological conditions & trends of forests in northern California, Oregon and Washington. Discover how we are modernizing our planning processes to meet the challenges of the 21st Century.

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August Complex Restoration

Check here for the latest information about August Complex Restoration

Forest Service Jobs

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


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!

How to build and put out a Campfire

Escaped campfires are a leading cause of wildfires on the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. Don't let your campfire become a wildfire!

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