The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest is located in the center and western center part of Nevada and eastern center part of California.
Where is this Forest?


Image: Welcome to the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest

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.


Summer on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest Austin-Tonopah Ranger DistrictSmokey Bear balloon joins in the summer breezesSummer on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest Bridgeport Ranger DistrictA pack string in the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest Ruby Mountains WildernessSummer on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest Spring Mountains National Recreation AreaBighorn sheep on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest Santa Rosa Ranger District (Hinkey Summit)Summer on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest Santa Rosa Ranger DistrictSummer in Upper Lamoille Canyon on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest Jarbidge Ranger DistrictArc Dome Wilderness on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National ForestDesert Peach blooming on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest


Top Things People Want to Know

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Go Camping! Link to camping information on the forest. Got a Map? Link to available maps for the forest.
Go Hiking! Link to hiking opportunities on the forest. Need a Recreation Pass? Link to information on various passes available for standard amenity fee sit

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.

Recent News


Winter Recreation on Spring Mountains National Recreation Area Outside Las Vegas

Winter Recreation on SMNRA

Thinking of going up to Mount Charleston to play in the snow. The Spring Mountains National Recreation Area may be crowed on weekends and holidays. To ensure a safe and enjoyable experience visit for up-to-date traffic and weather reports and winter safety tips.

Bridgeport Winter Recreation Area Now Open

Snowmobiling at Bridgeport

The Bridgeport Winter Recreation Area (BWRA) on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest's Bridgeport Ranger District opened for snowmobiling starting at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 18.

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U.S. Forest Greater Sage-Grouse Home Page

Photo of a Greater Sage-Grouse

BLM and Forest Service plan to conserve key Greater Sage-Grouse habitat, address identified threats, and promote sustainable economic development in the West.

Illegal Dumping A Serious Problem

Car Dumped in Kiowa Pond

Dumping destroys the natural beauty and habitat of National Forest System (NFS) lands and discourages people from visiting areas where dumping is occurring.


Angel Creek Campground Adds a Group Site

Angel Creek Campground

Angel Creek Campground on the Ruby Mountains Ranger District has been upgraded and now offers a group camping...