The Kaibab National Forest is located in the north center part of Arizonia.
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Welcome to Kaibab

     The Kaibab National Forest truly offers something for everyone!  If you are anywhere near Northern Arizona, you won't want to miss the chance to visit us!

     From canyons to prairies, peaks to plateaus, the Kaibab National Forest offers layers of opportunity for peace, solitude and discovery.

Pine Trees


Tall aspen trees reach toward the sky Orange plume of smoke from a wildfire Historic Bill Williams Lookout Havasupai Tribal member in ceremonial dress Prehistoric rock art Cataract Lake shoreline Green leaves with sparkling water droplets Elk in velvet in the late spring J.D. Dam



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Personal Use Fuelwood

Fuelwood gathering is a popular activity on Kaibab National Forest.

A permit must be acquired by anyone harvesting any fuelwood on the Kaibab National Forest, except for the rather small amounts used in a campfire and gathered at the campfire site.

2013 Forest Accomplishment Report

DeMotte Park on the North Kaibab Ranger District fills with color every fall.

The Kaibab achieved many important land and resource management goals during 2013. This report outlines the   key accomplishments. 

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"What Is He Going To Do About Ellie?"

Ellie Towns portrait

For Black History month, an indepth interview with Ellie Towns who was the first African-American woman Regional Forester. Ellie is now a retired motivational speaker living in Colorado.

Bison Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement

A close-up of a bison on the Kaibab Plateau.

The National Park Service is developing a Bison Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement with Kaibab National Forest and other cooperators.


Learn more about Jacob-Ryan forest restoration

Desired conditions post-treatment: age class diversity, frequent gaps, and healthy aspen stands.

Find out why the Jacob-Ryan Vegetation Management project is so important to the future forest health of the Kaibab Plateau.

Kaibab National Forest Supports Unique Educational Outreach Program

Yellow Belly Ponderosa characters

During spring 2013, the Yellow Belly Ponderosa program was performed at schools throughout northern Arizona, thanks in part to funding secured by Kaibab National Forest.

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