Welcome to the White River National Forest! You have chosen to visit one of the crown jewels of our nation's public land system. As stewards of this remarkable landscape, the employees of the White River National Forest invite you to discover, experience, and appreciate all it has to offer. Your National Forests are part of a public land system that serves as a foundation for our nation's strength and vitality. They provide fresh water, clean air, scenic open spaces, abundant habitat for wildlife, and endless recreation opportunities for citizens to enjoy. Our goal is to conserve these lands working alongside communities, partners, and volunteers to ensure you and generations to come continue to enjoy all the many benefits your National Forests have to offer.