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'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

Motor Vehicle Use Maps

Spring Mountains Visitor Gateway


Springtime Restrictions Issued for Public Safety, Tribal Activities, and Natural Resource Protection 

The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest (HTNF) recently issued area closures and vehicle-access restrictions to enhance public safety and support tribal activities and natural resource protection.

Bridgeport Order 04-17-15-03 PDF (221 kb)

Carson Order 04-17-15-02 PDF (392 kb)

Spring Mountains Order 04-17-15-01 PDF (518 kb)


Top Things People Want to Know

G E T   A C T I V E . . . B E   P R E P A R E D . . .
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

Recent News


Collaboration at its finest!

ACE High School 2

Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest collaborates with local High School to build fire prevention signs

Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest Employee Earns National Award

Employee Earns National Award

Humboldt-Toiyabe's own Jim Hurja was recently named Field Soil Scientist of the Year within the 2014 Rise to the Future Awards for the USDA Forest Service. Hurja is being recognized for his leadership, technical expertise, and ability to effectively integrate soils management with other program areas, which involved numerous activities to advance local, regional, and national projects. Hurja has been instrumental in partnering, fund raising, and advancing the Cooperative National Soil Surveyon more than 3.5 million acres of National Forest System lands. Hurja’s on-the-ground knowledge has made him a critical part of the Humboldt-Toiyabe’s team. “We are very proud of Jim and his accomplishments. It’s very rewarding to see our employee being recognized for all his hard work,” said HTNF Supervisor Bill Dunkelberger. Hurja will accept his award from Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell on May 19 at the National Archives in Washington, D.C.

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Proposed Christmas Tree Permit Fee Increase

Seeking public comments on proposal to increase Christmas tree permits on the Bridgeport Ranger District.

The Heart of a Firefighter

The men and women involved in Fire and Aviation Management well represent the pride exemplified by all Forest Service employees in "caring for the land and serving people."


Community Open House

Prepare For Wildfire!

Join us for a Wildfire Awareness Event!

IMPROVE YOUR ODDS & Prepare for Wildfire!


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