Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests - Welcome

Magnificent Mountain Country

There are many opportunities to find fall colors that will amaze you on the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests in Arizona! Follow us on social media or visit our Flickr album for fall color updates.

Peak Fall Colors

Major attractions for visitors from the desert are the Mogollon Rim and eight cold-water lakes. From the Rim’s 7,600 - foot elevation, vista points provide inspiring views of the low lands to the south.

With two million acres, there's something for everyone to see and do!

  • Recreation

    bike on trail on the a-s national forest

    Lakes and mountains. The Mogollon Rim. The White Mountains. A place of spiritual renewal and more...

  • Find Your Way

    trail on the A-S national forest

    Interactive, downloadable and print maps and publications of National Forests and National Grasslands in Arizona and New Mexico.

  • Passes/Permits

    view up through birch trees

    Purchase your passes and permits online or at your destination.

  • Caring for the Land

    Mexican Spotted Owls in a tree

    The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests are tasked with managing public lands brimming with natural resources and diverse wildlife. We work to protect at-risk species like the Mexican spotted owl and New Mexican jumping mouse, protect the Heber Wild Horse Territory, ensure forest health through safe logging practices, and restore critical ecosystems.

  • Jobs in Wildland Fire

    Chantel Herrick pile burning at the Kaibab National Forest

    The next Fire Hire event will be August 31, 2023 to September 29, 2023. Learn more about fire and aviation management jobs, basic training requirements, and how to apply.

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