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]
Saturday - February 13, 2016 - Controlled Burns
The Sam Houston N.F. will be conducting a controlled burn today beginning at 11:00 a.m. The burn area will be about 2,880 acres in size and will be located in Compartment 1, 2, 3, & 3 near FM 1791 and FSR 209. Please slow down, use your low beams and drive cautiously if you encounter smoke while driving in these areas.
If you have questions or concerns about this burn, please call the Sam Houston Ranger District office at 936-344-6205.
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.