Have you ever wondered how the USDA Forest Service came to be? Or why the preservation and upkeep of our national forests is so important? These webpages contain a tremendous amount of information about your Tonto National Forest. For information on other national forests nearby, click here.
ABOUT THE TONTO
For information on the history of the Tonto National Forest and other interesting facts and historical anecdotes, visit our extended history section. MORE
WHAT'S IN A NAME?
For an explanation of where the name "Tonto" came from, visit this section. MORE
ABOUT THE NATIONAL FOREST SERVICE
For Information on why we exist, exactly what the USDA Forest Service is, and how you can take advantage of it, visit the following link:
Department of Agriculture Southwestern Region.
For general Facts and statistics about the Tonto National Forest, such as size, elevation range, wilderness acreages and more, check out the FACTS page. MORE