Forest Status

Big Pines Visitor Center – The visitor center is open Saturdays, Sundays, and some holidays from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Come in to see our displays – including taxidermied bear, mountain lion, and other animals and items from our area, and get information regarding hiking, camping, and the forest.

Camping:  USFS-managed: Blue Ridge, Guffy, and Lupine Campgrounds (first come, first served requiring the Adventure Pass or an Interagency Federal Pass) are open.  Lupine is hike-in only. is the concessionaire managing all other campsites in the Big Pines Area.

Fire Restrictions – check ANF website for current fire level status – including campfire prohibitions.

Trash – when there are no trash cans or they are full, please take your trash home with you!  

Road conditions and status: contact CalTrans at 800-427-7623 for the latest on State Route 2 and LA County Road Closures for N-4. Always watch for rock and debris. Parking: park legally! – follow posted signage; do not park car over foglines/infringing on roadways.

Clarification: the Grassy Hollow Visitor Center is closed. The Volunteers of the Angeles National Forest, who staffed the GH center, moved their displays and volunteers to this center, the Big Pines Visitor Center.

Have fun, and Thank you for protecting our forest.