The Lincoln National Forest is located in the southeastern area of New Mexico.
Where is this Forest?



Welcome to the Lincoln National Forest


Click here for information purchasing maps Click here for fire information Learn and see more about the Lincoln's Lookouts


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Recent News


Forest Plan Revision

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Visit our pages for all things 'Forest Plan Revision'.  Find information, sign-up to stay in touch and more.

The Lincoln's Speaker Series

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The Lincoln NF currently offers two different speaker/lecture series on a variety of topics by a variety of sources.  These series are a great way to learn about topical subjects and your Forest in general.  Stay tuned to the latest 'event's by checking back to our website.

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Celebrating 50 Years of Wilderness

50 Years of Wilderness

In 2014, our nation will celebrate "50 Years of Wilderness." On September 3, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Wilderness Act. Click here for all the details.

Smokey Bear Hotshots

2014 Smokey Bear Hot Shot Crew

Learn about the Lincoln's Smokey Bear Hotshots from Ruidoso - history, news, employment info and more...


Beneath the Forest

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Click here for the fall 2014 issue of the U.S. Forest Service's "Beneath the Forest".  Articles and information on the underground world of caves.

Motorized Travel & Recreation

Travel Management

One-stop source for information on where you can take motorized vehicles in a National Forest.  Rule, regulations, guidelines, links to maps and more.

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