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.


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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

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


Forest Boots: C.J. Woodard

CJ Woodard Boots in the Forest

In a series of articles, the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest is recognizing employees for the important work they do and highlighting a variety of U.S. Forest Service careers.

Pine Nut Season: Be Safe and Know the Regulations

Pine Nuts Gather

The 2016 pine nut harvest season kicks off on lands managed by the Nevada Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. Both agencies are working together to ensure the public is safely harvesting pine nuts and aware of the regulations. The length of the pine nut harvest season varies depending on crop quality and seasonal weather conditions. It is generally September to late October when pine nuts are still available for harvest.

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Forest Publishes Bi-State Sage-grouse Record of Decision

Bi-State Sage-grouse

The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest's final plan to conserve, enhance, and restore sagebrush and associated habitats for the Bi-State sage-grouse.

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.


2016 Fall Colors

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Fall has arrived on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. Check out the beautiful Fall foliage photo gallery with pictures from accross the Forest.

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...