Image: Welcome to the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest

The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest's spectacular 6.3 million acres makes it the largest national forest in the lower 48 states. Located in Nevada and a small portion of eastern California, the Forest offers year-round recreation of all types.

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2020 Recreation Information

Visitors to the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest are encouraged to stay safe while recreating on the Forest by adhering to all local, state and federal guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as well as abiding by all fire restrictions. Visitors are also reminded that while Forest offices and visitor centers are still closed, the following online and non-contact services are available until further notice.

Forest Closures

Carson Ranger District

Top Things People Want to Know

G E T   A C T I V E . . . B E   P R E P A R E D . . .
Go Camping! Link to camping information on the forest. Got a Map? Link to available maps for the forest.
Go Hiking! Link to hiking opportunities on the forest. Need a Recreation Pass? Link to information on various passes available for standard amenity fee sit

Visitors are responsible for learning about any restrictions before heading out to enjoy their national forests. Check with the local ranger station concerning fire restrictions involving campfires, smoking, ammunition, etc. as well as other forest conditions.


Publications is a tool to help visitors plan thier next trip to the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. Reserve in advance specific Forest facilities, and purchase passes and permits. 

Visitor Guide

This Visitor Guide provides the information you need to make the most of your Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest experience.



Fact Sheet

The Humboldt-Toiyabe National offers a setting of classic Western beauty and is known for its many recreational opportunities, scenic vistas, and wild places.



Take a look at the Forest’s e-newsletter, which includes Forest information, news, feature articles, colorful photos, and much more!

Year In Review

The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest would like to take this opportunity to share highlights of our yearly accomplishments. 

Boots In the Forest

Through a series of articles, the Forest is recognizing employees for the important work they do and highlighting a variety of U.S. Forest Service careers.