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Forest Order 06-20-09 (Hog Fire Closure Order)

The Hog Fire Closure Order will facilitate unimpeded ingress and egress for fire and other emergency responders, as well as owners, lessees, and residents of land in the area—while limiting public exposure to fire danger and impaired visibility due to smoke.

Forest Order No. 06-20-08 Developed Recreation Site Closures

[T]o provide for public and employee health and safety by keeping developed recreation sites, except those listed in Exhibit A and trailheads, closed on the Lassen National Forest through November 1, 2020. This closure may be terminated or extended as conditions warrant.

Free Personal Use Fuelwood Permit Request

Free Fuelwood Permits are for noncommercial, personal use only.

Almanor Ranger District Commercial Fuelwood Permit Request

Commercial Fuelwood Permits are valid for use on the Lassen National Forest, Almanor Ranger District (Zone IV) ONLY. The cost is $10.00 per cord with a five cord minimum and ten cord maximum per request. Only one Commercial Fuelwood Permit and/or Third Party Permit may be active at one time.


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Stump Fire Updates

Date of Origin Saturday, August 01st, 2020 approx. 02:00 PM   Incident Type Wildfire Coordinates 40.336 latitude, -121.51 longitude Total Personnel 201 Size  684 acres Percent of Perimeter Contained 90% Fuels Involved

Updated Lassen National Forest Recreation Facility Closures

SUSANVILLE, Calif., — August 3, 2020.  As we work through an unpredictable and rapidly changing situation, health and safety is our number one priority. We are committed to continuing to support our communities and fulfill our mission as we all work together to minimize the impacts and spread of COVID-19.


Lassen fuelwood helps keep local communities warmer, wildfires smaller

Cutting fuelwood is part of the local culture for communities around the Lassen National Forest, as many of the homes in the area rely on the forest to heat their homes in the colder months.

Know Before You Fly: Unmanned Aircraft Systems (aka Drones)

The U.S. Forest Service is highly interested in new technologies and believes there is potential to use Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)... 


Lassen National Forest - Driving

Driving Lassen National Forest Backcountry Byway Complete Backcountry Byway Guide in PDF (Large File - 80mb) Intro Section (9mb - PDF) Sierra Nevada Section (15mb - PDF)... 

Accessible Recreation

A lifetime pass available to citizens or permanent residents of the United States who have been medically determined to be blind or permanently disabled for purposes of receiving Federal benefits. ...

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