Fall colors are changing in the Potter Valley


August Complex and Ranch Fire Closure


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Fuelwood Update

Mendocino National Forest is providing free-use permits for personal use fuelwood through 2021. You may obtain a free use permit and go and cut what you need for your family during this challenging time. All firewood cutting rules remain in place.

Please call the Forest Supervisor's office at (530) 934-3316 for more information.

Recent News


Traveling and Recreating in Burned Area

Doe Fire, one of the fires in the August Complex

Tips to remember when traveling and recreating in the August Complex burned area

August Complex Restoration

Smoke from August Complex drifting toward Paskenta

Check here for the latest information about August Complex Restoration

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[Photograph]:  Sunset at Bear Creek Campground.

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