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


Arbor Day 2014


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 - April 24, 2014 - Controll Burns

The Sam Houston N.F. will be conducting a 714-acre controlled burn today in Compartments 22 in Walker County.  The burn area is located near FS Road 208 @ FM 1791 (Just East of FM 1791, north side of FSR 208)

If you have questions or concerns about this burn, please call the Sam Houston Ranger District office at 936-344-6205.
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The Davy Crockett N.F. will be conducting two controlled burns today. The largest burn is 2022 acres (C-14) and is located just east of Burrantown in Houston County. With southerly winds, smoke will move north towards SH 21 but should not impact travel. There are several red-cockaded clusters in the burn unit.

The second smaller burn is 182 acres (C-35) located near Center Hill and adjacent to FM 1733 in Houston County. Smoke may impact FM 1733 for a short time. There are also red-cockaded clusters in this compartment.

As always, if you encounter smoke on the travel way, slow down, use your low beams and drive cautiously.

If you have questions or concerns about this burn, please call the Davy Crockett Ranger District office at 936-655-2299.

 Item of Interest

Legislation Affecting Notice, Comment, and Appeal of Categorical Exclusions


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.


NFGT Forest Supervisor's Orders and Prohibitions

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

Hunter Camp Maps - 2013-2014

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


Travel Management Rule

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