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




Forest Plan Revision

Forest Plan Revision


Social Media Sources

  US Forest Service's Facebook Page  US Forest Service's YouTube Page  Lincoln National Forest's Flickr Page  Lincoln National Forest's Twitter Page

Recent News


FREE OHV Safety Training

FREE OHV Safety Training

The NM Dept. of Game and Fish Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Program in partnership with the Sacramento Ranger District are offering 9 free sessions for kids and adults on OHV safety. 

May 30 (morning only)
June 13 (morning and afternoon)
June 27 (morning and afternoon)
July 11 (morning and afternoon)
July 25 (morning and afternoon)

Each session is four hours.  Please click here for all of the details!

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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Guided Summer Hiking Tours

Spotlight:  Summer Hikes

Summer Hiking Tours:  Click here for all the information on guided hiking tours on some of the more popular trails in the Sacramento Ranger District.

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.


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.

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