Mendocino National Forest

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Mendocino National Forest

Address:825 N Humbolt Ave
Willows, CA 95988

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.

See other parks in California.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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Acknowledgments.--I thank the US Forest Service and the staff of Mendocino National Forest for their cooperation.
Forest Service officers in California's Mendocino National Forest last year.
Spilling out of the cauldron of an ancient volcano in the southernmost reaches of the Mendocino National Forest, the Eel River flows mostly north for about 150 miles through some of California's most beautiful redwood groves before emptying into the Pacific.
Mendocino National Forest's trail-building program is only one of hundreds of outdoor volunteer programs being run in the West this summer.
The fire near Covelo prompted evacuation orders for about 60 homes in the farming and ranching area on the edge of the Mendocino National Forest.
About 60 homes were ordered evacuated as the blaze erupted late Tuesday and winds whipped flames through brush, grass, oak, pine and fir near the Mendocino National Forest, officials said.
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.
Fire crews were able to slow the spread of one of the blazes into populated areas and instead the flames pushed into the Mendocino National Forest.

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