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Angeles National Forest


The Angeles National Forest is an urban National Forest in the center of an ever changing population and provides a wide range of recreation opportunities to visitors from around the world. These important recreation areas provide a place for surrounding communities to experience solitude, quiet, and enjoy unique recreation opportunities.ON SHOOTING: TARGET SHOOTING IS NOT ALLOWED ANYWHERE IN ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST EXCEPT IN DESIGNATED RANGES.The policy on pet dogs in all areas of the forest is as follows: Always keep your dog leashed, except when inside a vehicle, tent, dog crate, or portable kennel. Do not allow your dog to wander freely, pursuant to Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Title 36, Chapter II, Sec. 261.8 (d).While on a trail or in and around campgrounds and picnic areas, dogs must be kept on a leash (unless caged or crated) no longer than six feet, pursuant to CFR, Title 36, Chapter II, Sec. 261.16 (j).In addition, your dog must wear a collar with current tags at all times, as state and county laws apply on National Forest System lands.Recreation Fee Information - The Recreation Fee Program, which includes the Adventure Pass, helps conserve, protect, and restore natural and heritage resources. Follow this link to a map of the Recreation Fee Locations on the Angeles National Forest and more information on the Recreation Fee Program.  For up-to-date information on recreation areas accessible for people with disabilities, please contact your local Angeles National Forest district officeFollow the links below for more information on: Motor Vehicle Use maps Monthly Recreation Reports





, CA


Biking Camping Interpretive Programs Hiking Horseback Riding Off Highway Vehicle Picnicking Recreational Vehicles Visitor Center Wildlife Viewing Fire Lookouts/cabins Overnight Swimming Horse Camping


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