The Tahoe National Forest is located in the northeastern center of California.
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About the Forest

About the Forest:  Location

[Photo: Tahoe National Forest Vacinity Map]  The Tahoe National Forest straddles the crest of the Sierra Nevada mountains in northern California, and encompasses a vast territory, from the golden foothills on the western slope to the high peaks of the Sierra crest. We map showing Tahoe National Forest in relation to a map of California.are bordered on the north by the Plumas National Forest, on the south by the Eldorado National Forest, on the east by the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forests and Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit. On the western border are the foothills above the great Sacramento Valley. Our Forest Headquarters is located in Nevada City, California, with District Offices in Foresthill, Camptonville, Sierraville, and Truckee. During the summer months a Visitor Center is open at Big Bend, 20 miles west of Truckee on Interstate 80.

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Organizational Overview

The Tahoe is one of eighteen National Forests in California.  It is located in the north central Sierra Nevada range, between Reno, Nevada and Sacramento, California.


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Tahoe National Forest : History Overview

Tahoe National Forest : History Overview