The National Forests and Grasslands in Texas are located a long the northern and eastern parts of Texas.
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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]

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.

Forest visitors should always check their surroundings and be aware of hazardous road conditions and the possibility of falling limbs or trees.

Davy Crockett National Forest

  • Roads closed to all traffic: Roads 591A, 586, 533, 563, 502A, 505, 513, 510B and 527 between CR 4690 and County Line Road.
  • Roads closed except for those who need access to their property: Roads, 568, 501 and 527.
  • Road 513 is closed north of 521 to south of 558
  • Road 511 is closed south of 560 and north of County Road 1155 and south of Hwy. 7 to north of 527.

(For more information, contact Davy Crockett Ranger’s Office at 936-655-2299)

Angelina National Forest

  • Roads closed to all traffic: Road 302 and segment of Road 300

(For more information, contact Angelina Ranger’s Office at 936-897-1068)

Sabine National Forest Service

  • Roads closed to all traffic: Segments of Roads 152, 142, 181, 156

(For more information, contact Sabine Ranger’s Office at 409-625-1940)

Sam Houston National Forest

  • Scott's Ridge Day-Use Area (beginning September 14)
  • West side of the Sam Houston Motorized Trail
  • Lone Star Hiking Trail from Richards Trailhead on FS Road 219 to Bethel Trailhead on FS Road 211

(For more information, contact Sam Houston Ranger’s Office at 936-344 6205)

Caddo-LBJ National Grasslands

  • Lyndon B. Johnson National Grasslands
    • Portions of the Blue and Orange Trails on the Lyndon B. Johnson National Grasslands Multi-Use Trails
    • Roads closed to all traffic: 900, 900A, 900G, 900H, 900I, and 908.
  • Caddo National Grasslands
    • All public access roads are OPEN.

(For more information, contact the Caddo-LBJ Ranger’s office at 940-627-5475)

  Flood-damaged forest road.

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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.


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 - 2014 version

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