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Smokey Bear cake being carried on a platter. Giant sculpted Smokey Bear birthday cake at the 7th Annual National Get Outdoors Day Colorado on June 14. The recent mountain pine beetle outbreak in the western United States has dramatically changed forests.Nancy Martinz is presented the Veterans of Foreign Wars National Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award.Remember: exploding targets are prohibited on national forest lands.



word RememberNO fireworks-NO exploding targets - NO human caused fires! For more information on fire restrictions.


USA Pro Cycling Challenge August 18-24, 2014 - Know before you go

map of routes for 7 stages of the usapcc

The 2014 Tour de France is over and the Tour of Utah is in progress. That means the USA Pro Cycling Challenge in Colorado is just around the corner. Five national forests and 12 cities from Durango to Denver host this event.

Looking for a great place to mountain bike or cycle? Bike US

Image of US Forest Service and US Cycling Logo

National Forests offer hundreds of miles of trails and roads to bicycle. Roads winding through the forest can be ideal for cycling and trails take mountain bikers on an exploratory journey. There is something for all abilities...


Our Future Forests: Beyond Bark Beetles

Image of an adult mountain pine beetle

New video series, Our Future Forests: Beyond Bark Beetles, explains bark beetle outbreaks in our forests and shares actions the U.S. Forest Service is taking to respond.

This Month in Forest Service History

View August Events that have shaped the Forest Service as we are today.