The National Forests and Grasslands in Texas are located a long the northern and eastern parts of Texas.
Where is this Forest?


Lone Star Hiking Trail Welcome

The U.S. Forest Service manages approximately 675,000 acres of public land in Texas. This land is divided into four National Forests in east Texas and the Caddo-Lyndon B. Johnson National Grasslands in northeast Texas. [Read more]

Thursday - May 5, 2016 - Controlled Burns

The Sabine N.F. will be conducting a 2,902-acre controlled burn today in Compartments 18 and 19, (Block B, C & D on attached map).  The burn will be located in the Boles Field area near FM 2694.  Winds are predicted from the North at 6 mph, gusting to 8 mph.  If you encounter smoke on the travel way, please slow down, use your low beams and drive cautiously.

- Burn Area Map -

If you have questions or concerns about this burn, please call the Sabine Ranger District office at 409-625-1940 or 866-235-1750.

Closed areas in the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas

Due to storms and excessive rainfall, portions of roads, trails and recreation areas are closed.  See the list of closed roads and areas here.


Fire Information

Links to maps for the NFGT planned burns, completed burns, and the Texas Burn Ban Map may be found here.

Plant-a-Tree Program

The USDA Forest Service's Plant-A-Tree Program enables individuals or groups to contribute funds for planting trees on National Forests.  Donations may be made to honor or memorialize friends or relatives.


Interested in Volunteer Work?

Volunteer Trash Bash group on the Sam Houston National Forest.

Visit to search and apply for volunteer opportunities in the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas.

NFGT Forest Supervisor's Orders and Prohibitions

List of Forest Supervisor's Orders and Prohibitions for the National Forests & Grasslands in Texas.


Travel Management Rule

Restricting Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Use to Designated Routes.

Forest Maps with Hunter Camp Locations - 2015 version

Locations for hunter camps in the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas.