Angeles National Forest


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Angeles National Forest

Address:701 N Santa Anita Ave
Arcadia, CA 91006

Phone:626-574-5200
Fax:626-574-5233
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r5/angeles
Size: 654,000 acres.
Location:Los Angeles County, north of the city of Los Angeles. Accessible by CA 2 and 39.
Facilities:Three visitor centers, 54 campgrounds, picnic sites, shooting range, hiking and bridle trails (557 miles), ORV trails (364 miles), open ORV areas (364 acres).
Activities:Camping, fishing, boating, swimming, canoeing, water-skiing, jet skiing, hiking, backpacking, hunting, target shooting, horseback riding, ORV riding, cross-country and downhill skiing.
Special Features:Steep, rugged mountains adjoining the Los Angeles metropolitan area. Points of interest include Mount Baldy, San Gabriel Wilderness, Big Santa Anita Canyon, Pyramid Lake, and Castaic Lake.

See other parks in California.
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4 million for post-fire restoration work on the Angeles National Forest.
ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST -- A pre-dawn wildfire scorched about six acres of brush and trees Tuesday morning beside Big Pines Highway, U.
4 million, 1,500-square-foot San Gabriel River and Angeles National Forest Gateway Interpretive Center will be built on adjacent city property, and will be leased and staffed by the Forest Service.
In the Angeles National Forest, its lawsuits have been followed by the closing of land around a section of Little Rock Creek to off-roaders, anglers and campers in 1999 to protect the arroyo toad.
That information has been handed over to Angeles National Forest Service officials who are investigating this latest blaze, just south of Placerita Canyon Road and west of Sand Canyon Road, forest spokesman Stanton Florea said.
color) Fires in Angeles National Forest took their toll on District Ranger Cid Morgan, who leaves behind more than 350,000 acres.
The restored Slide Mountain fire lookout tower, one of just three remaining in the sprawling Angeles National Forest, surely stood in the path of the massive Day Fire, which by Friday evening had consumed more than 12,000 acres of forest about 30 miles north of Santa Clarita.
It was burning toward the northeast to the Angeles National Forest and also to the southwest.
Pasadena Glen Falls: It's only a quarter-mile walk to this waterfall north of Pasadena, recommended by Jane Strong, a volunteer naturalist with Angeles National Forest.
Forest Service Technician Randy Riley from the Angeles National Forest gives directions to a fire engine during a special emergency driving course for USFS firefighters.
We're thinning out the smaller trees, up to 12 inches diameter, to reduce competition and provide healthy forests,'' Angeles National Forest official Karen Bauman said.