The Lincoln National Forest is located in the southeastern area of New Mexico.
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Welcome to the Lincoln National Forest


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Temporary Employment

Click Here for information on temporary positions on the Lincoln National Forest and other forests within New Mexico and Arizona. Multiple listings between January and March 2015 - check back often.

Fuel Wood Areas

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A guide to our current fuelwood areas.  Vicinity and area maps, how to obtain a permit, types of wood available, etc.

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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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