Mendocino National Forest


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Mendocino National Forest

Address:825 N Humbolt Ave
Willows, CA 95988

Phone:530-934-3316
Fax:530-934-7384
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r5/mendocino
Size: 913,306 acres.
Location:Northwestern California. Accessible by I-5, US 101, CA 20, and CA 162. Nearby cities/towns include Corning, Laytonville, Sacramento, Ukiah, and Willits.
Facilities:30 campgrounds, 4 group camps, dispersed camping, resorts (concession operated), picnic sites, hiking trails, OHV trails (350+ miles).
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, swimming, water-skiing, whitewater rafting, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, OHV riding, rock hounding, hang gliding, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling.
Special Features:Only California national forest not crossed by paved roads. Features 300 miles of streams and 2,000 acres of lakes and ponds, mineral hot springs, Yolla Bolly-Middle Eel and Snow Mountain wilderness areas.

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I thank the US Forest Service and the staff of Mendocino National Forest for their cooperation.
PEOPLE USUALLY LEAVE knowing they've done some hard work but feeling pretty gratified," says Mike Van Dame of Mendocino National Forest.
In its first flight, the new STARLink system helped fight the Fork Fire in Northern California, a blaze that ultimately burned more than 80,000 acres in the Mendocino National Forest and adjacent private property.
The Eel Draining rugged Mendocino National Forest, the forks of the Eel are a winter rafter's delight, offering everything from a tranquil float to thunderous whitewater.
And if the winds picked up in the afternoon, as they often do, one last stand of homes could be in trouble, said Mendocino National Forest spokeswoman LaVon Perez.
Heading west 1/4 mile on County Road A-9, you'll come to a Mendocino National Forest district ranger station (open 8 to 4:30 weekdays).

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