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?



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. 

Talks by Wilderness Rangers about subjects relating to Wilderness

The Wilderness Act was officially signed by congress on September 3rd, 1964. It was the hard work of environmental pioneers like John Muir and Lyndon B. Johnson, that with long talks and brainstorming came up with a plan to preserve these majestic lands for current and future generations to enjoy. Congress has designated nearly 110 million acres of public wildlands as wildernes, which is the highest protection for any public lands. The Wilderness Act was a landmark law and the first in the world to permanently protect public lands as wilderness, calling logging, drilling, road building and most motorized vehicles off-limits in these areas.

Wilderness: Recreating a connection to wild places


The Future of Wilderness: A perspective from a Wilderness Ranger

Wilderness 50th Anniversary website


A Few Things We Are Proud Of

A look at some of the hard work we have accomplished during the year. The Forest employees and partners have put in a lot of long hours this year!

The Forest is Looking for Drivers with Vehicles for Fire Season

Do you have a valid driver's license and a registered vehicle? Do you want to make some extra money this summer? Check out this option.

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Civil War Veterans Memorial - August 2014

There was a dedication at the Aurora town site for a Civil War Veterans Memorial on August 9, 2014.

2013 Annual Report

This report provides facts, financials and accomplishments from October 2012 through September of 2013 (the federal government’s fiscal year runs from October through September).