Lassen National Forest


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Lassen National Forest

Address:2550 Riverside Dr
Susanville, CA 96130

Phone:530-257-2151
Fax:530-252-6428
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r5/lassen
Size: 1,200,000 acres.
Location:Northeastern California. Accessible by US 395; CA 36, 44, and 89. Nearby cities/towns include Chico, Mill Creek, Red Bluff, Redding, and Susanville.
Facilities:Resort with cabins, campgrounds, dispersed camping, picnic sites, hiking trails, OHV trails, marina, boat ramps, 6 winter sports areas.
Activities:Camping, fishing, boating, sailing, swimming, OHV riding, water-skiing, hiking, horseback riding, cross-country and downhill skiing, snowmobiling.
Special Features:Forest surrounds Lassen Volcanic National Park (see entry in national parks section), and encompasses an area of California known as "the crossroads," where the Sierra Nevada, the Cascades, and the Great Basin converge. Points of interest include Eagle Lake, California's second largest natural lake; ancient pictographs and hieroglyphics; volcanic lava flow tubes; and 120 miles of the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (see entry in national trails section).

See other parks in California.
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The planting site inside Lassen National Forest was damaged by multiple wildfires.
Major organization : LASSEN NATIONAL FOREST SUPERVISOR~S OFFICE
Although busy with two children, Baremore founded the Susanville chapter of California Women in Timber and began organizing local rallies in opposition to the Lassen National Forest plan.
Under the Lassen National Forest draft management plan, Mill Creek is also the heart of a proposed new wilderness upstream from Ishi.
Its laboratory is Blacks Mountain Experimental Forest, a 10,000-acre tract on Lassen National Forest in California 300 miles northeast of San Francisco.
In that broader context, the Ronald McDonald house offers modified camping experiences to some 60 high-health-risk kids at one time on scenic Gallatin Lake in the Sierras, under permit from Lassen National Forest in California.
This group does not have all the answers, and they don't have the expertise they claim," says Lassen National Forest Supervisor Leonard Atencio.
2-million-acre Lassen National Forest headquartered in Susanville, Timber Management Officer Bill Holland hit us with some shocks.
Olson, a Forest Service fire supervisor assigned to California's Lassen National Forest, recalls the story:
Further information: Lassen National Forest, 55 South Sacramento, Susanville, CA 96130, 9161257-2151.
In this case, local environmentalists and loggers, after years of pitched legal battles over the amount of timber that could be removed annually from Plumas and Lassen National Forests in Northern California, were able to find common ground in the notion of sustainable logging when it became clear that standard logging practices would swiftly leave the loggers out of work.