The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest is located mostly in Nevada, with a portion also in California, and encompasses a broad array of wildlife habitats ranging in elevation from approximately 4,100 feet to 12,374 feet. It is the largest National Forest outside of Alaska with a net acreage of more than 6 million acres.

The forest exhibits a great variation in climate, ranging from arid and desert-like in some areas to subalpine in others, and can have temperature fluctuations ranging from well below zero in the winter to up to 120 degrees Fahrenheit during the summer.

The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest is home to a variety of wildlife species, and wildlife viewing and hunting are a popular means of interacting with Nevada's fauna.

Follow the links below to learn more about the different wildlife habitats on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.



Bristlecone Pine

Limber pine/White pine

Mountain brush


Ponderosa Pine

Riparian Areas