The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest's spectacular 6.3 million acres makes it the largest national forest in the lower 48 states. Located in Nevada and a small portion of eastern California, the Forest offers year-round recreation of all types.
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Visitors are responsible for learning about any restrictions before heading out to enjoy their national forests. Check with the local ranger station concerning fire restrictions involving campfires, smoking, ammunition, etc. as well as other forest conditions.
Permits to cut Christmas trees on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest will be sold in November at all California and Nevada Forest offices , except the Santa Rosa Ranger District in Winnemucca, Nevada, and Spring Mountains National Recreation Area in Las Vegas, Nevada. The U.S. Forest Service Christmas Tree Program is designed for families, businesses and institutions wishing to cut their own trees for decorating.
The Forest Service manages 193 million acres, including eight percent of the Greater Sage-Grouse habitat across five regions in the western United States. The decline of the greater sage-grouse (GRSG) and its sagebrush steppe habitat has been the focus of conservationists’ concerns for more than two decades. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the U.S. Forest Service have finalized environmental review for proposed land use plans that will conserve key sagebrush habitat, address identified threats to the greater sage-grouse and promote sustainable economic development in the West.