The Shasta-Trinity National Forest is now accepting outfitter and guide permit applications for this calendar year from businesses, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations desiring to operate on national forest lands. 

Outfitter and guide services provide a great opportunity for people of all ages to get outdoors and recreate on their national forests by providing services, assistance, supplies, and/or equipment to help facilitate recreational experiences for individuals or groups on public lands. 

At the present time, the Shasta-Trinity National Forest has morethan 70 approved outfitter and guides offering recreational opportunities such as mountaineering, backcountry skiing/split boarding, metaphysical/spiritual tours, fly and lake fishing, rafting, kayaking, lake sport activities, backpacking/hiking, photography workshops, horseback riding, packing/dunnage, outdoor education, as well as sight-seeing bus tours. 

For more information about how to apply for an outfitter and guide permit, visit the Shasta-Trinity National Forest website at In order to be considered for an outfitter and guide permit for the 2020 season a completed application package will need to be submitted by Jan. 31 to Jennifer Womack at the Mt. Shasta Ranger Station either by mail at 204 West Alma St., Mt. Shasta, CA 96067 or via email at

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