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Lassen National Forest
Replanting Our Nation’s Forests
Forest OverviewLassen National Forest is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream. This northeastern California gem is comprised of 1.2 million acres or 1,875 square miles and falls within seven counties: Lassen, Shasta, Te¬hama, Butte, Plumas, Siskiyou, and Modoc. The forest is home to the Caribou Wilderness, Ishi Wilderness, Thousand Lakes Wilderness, and the Almanor Ranger District which hosts 66 miles of the famous Pacific Coast Trail. Recreational opportunities exist around every corner and are available twelve months out of the year at Lassen National Forest.
Lassen National Forest Needs Our HelpThe Reading Fire of 2012, which began on Lassen Volcanic National Park, burned across 11,000 acres of federal lands. The aggressiveness and extended duration of the fire destroyed valuable wildlife habitat and severely damaged the local watershed within the Hat Creek and Lost Creek drainages. Your response can help initiate immediate action on behalf of an area so rich in natural resources.