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


Cataract Lake with snowElk grazing in the forestFlowing water at Big SpringsColorful Aspen trees on Forest Road 612, North Kaibab R.D.Arizona Trail sign at the Grandview Lookout TowerSaddle Mountain - Arizona Trail path with wooden fenceHistoric Hull Cabin on the Tusayan Ranger District




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Recent News


Every Kid in a Park

Every Kid in the Park logo

Starting Sept. 1, fourth graders nationwide can visit the new Every Kid in a Park website to obtain a pass that provides free access to students and their families to most federally managed lands and waters - including national parks, forests, grasslands, wildlife refuges and waters. The pass is valid for the 2015-2016 school year and grants free entry for fourth graders and three accompanying adults (or an entire car for drive-in parks). Anyone else under 16 is free of charge. Follow the program on social media at Twitter @everykidinapark, Facebook, Instagram and Youtube.

Interested in a career in fire on the Kaibab?

Two Kaibab National Forest firefighters stand in front of smoke from a wildfire.

From Nov. 2 to Dec. 1, 2015, you can apply for fire positions on forests in the U.S. Forest Service Southwestern Region, including on the Kaibab.

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Find your Christmas tree on the Kaibab!

Christmas tree in the woods

The Kaibab is selling over-the-counter and through-the-mail Christmas tree tags on a first-come, first-served basis until they are sold out. Don't miss out! 

Landscape-Scale Forest Restoration Moves Forward with 4FRI

Trucks loading cut logs on snowy road

The Four Forest Restoration Initiative (4FRI) seeks to restore the structure, pattern and composition of ponderosa pine forests in northern Arizona.


Kaibab NF Soil Scientist Receives National Award for Watershed Resources Work

Kit MacDonald rolling barbed wire at Castle Springs

Kit MacDonald receives "National Rise to the Future" award in Collaborative and Integrative Aquatic Stewardship for his contributions in water resource management.

Kaibab NF Archaeologist Honored with Statewide Award

Neil Weintraub teaching

Neil Weintraub was recently recognized with prestigious award in public archaeology by the Arizona Governor's Archaeology Advisory Commission.

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Fire Danger Level: Moderate


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