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


Areas closed on the Sam Houston N.F. due to storm damage

    The west side of the Sam Houston Motorized Trail and the Lone Star Hiking Trail from Richards Trailhead on Forest Service Road 219 to Bethel Trailhead on Forest Service Road 211 are closed for damage assessment and clean up.


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]

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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.


Sawmill towns and historic sites tour of Manning and Aldridge sawmill

Aldridge Sawmill

Thursday, May 7
9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Tour will leave from the Texas Forestry Museum
Cost: $25
For more information, call 936‐632‐9535

Paddling the Neches? Ratcliff Recreation Area is a great place to camp

Canoe on the Neches River

Ratcliff Lake Recreation Area provides a great place to stay if you are in the area to attend local outdoor events, like the upcoming paddling event on the Neches River.


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.

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