New Gift Shops at the Tahoe National Forest

Gift Shope - Truckee 1A
Truckee Ranger District












Gift Shop - Sierraville-2
Sierraville Ranger District





When visitors come to Tahoe National Forest office locations, they have an opportunity to enhance their visit by viewing many exciting items with an all-natural theme.  You’ll find posters displaying nature, maps, valuable artifacts and more!  At the interpretive office locations, you’ll even get to see some preserved animals.

Added this year inside the lobbies of all U.S. Forest Service locations, gifts are on display and provided by the Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association.

Children love the stuffed animals, and Truckee Ranger District not only has Smokey Bear, but also has finger puppets of many animals found in nature.  Owls are one of their favorites! 

All locations have the following items: hats, t-shirts, scarves, binoculars, puzzles, water bottles, books, maps, and a nice selection of coffee mugs.  Come by and find a perfect holiday gift item for a friend or family member.

People from all over the world come to the Tahoe National Forest to hike, camp and recreate.  The brochures and books about nature and wildlife, or activities you can participate in while recreating on the Tahoe National Forest, make perfect gifts!

Yuba River Ranger District station in Camptonville, CA, has a full-sized mountain lion on display, from the Downieville area, and the Truckee Ranger District station has a ferocious wolverine on display. 

Gift Shop - AARD-2
American River Ranger District

Sierraville Ranger District station has bald and golden eagles and, beautiful stuffed foxes. The Supervisor’s Office in Nevada City, CA, has a bobcat and, a "fox-in-a-box" on display.  Archeology artifacts and hornets’ nests are also on display.  Please take note that these items on display are not for sale.

When children visit these locations, they come out smiling and frequently have a few free mementos from their visit, but also have the chance to carry out gifts.  “There’s something for everyone to get excited about,” says Information Assistant, George Garnett.  “Everyone receives a comic book with the true story of Smokey Bear, and a coloring book to go with it!  I like to see the children’s eyes get really

Gift Shope - Tahoe NF
Tahoe National Forest Supervisor's Office in Nevada City

big when they get something for free,” he says.

Information Assistants are at all offices and eager to answer questions regarding permits, passes, maps and directions.  They’re also available to sell items.  Office hours at all locations are Monday – Friday, 8:00 A.M. until 4:30 P.M.  All locations are closed on Saturdays and Sundays, and will be closed Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Gift Shop - Yuba River Dist-1
Yuba River Ranger District