Forest, also known as Forest City, is a small unincorporated community town site in Sierra County and the Sierra Nevada (mountains), in eastern California, the Western United States.
The town site of Forest is located at 4,489 feet (1,368 m) in elevation.
The population of Forest swelled to thousands during the California Gold Rush in the early 1850s. Today it is primarily a historic ghost town.
Old buildings still line its Main Street, including a former general store, saloon and dance hall, one–room schoolhouse, and church.
- Former residents
Rich Brooks, the former Oregon Ducks Football and Kentucky Wildcats football head coach, is a notable native of Forest, California.