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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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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.


 Visitor Guide

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




 Forest Fact Sheet

2017 Forest Fact SheetThe Forest offers a setting of classic Western beauty and is known for its many recreational opportunities, scenic vistas, and wild places where visitors can still find solitude.



Monthly Forest Newsletter

Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest LogoTake a look at the Forest’s monthly e-newsletter, which includes Forest information, news, feature articles,  colorful photos, and much more!



Year In Review

2018 Year End Review ReportThe Forest would like to take this opportunity to share highlights of our accomplishments. We are proud to be entrusted to care for this land and serve the American people.



Boots In the Forest

 Boots in the ForestThrough 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.



Recent News


Forest Reinitiating Public Comment Period for Bridgeport SW Rangeland Project

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The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest’s Bridgeport Ranger District will be reinitiating the 30-day public comment period for the Bridgeport Southwest Rangeland Project. The Forest is seeking feedback on a proposal to convert the Dunderberg, Cameron Canyon, Summers Meadows, and Tamarack allotments from domestic sheep to cattle grazing.

Volunteers Needed to Help with Peavine Mountain Clean Up Project on July 13

2019 Peavine Mountain Clean Up Day

The Carson Ranger District on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest is hosting a Peavine Mountain Clean-Up Day on Saturday, July 13 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. The Ranger District is looking for individuals or groups interested in participating. The event will be held at different locations along Peavine Road, located about 16 miles northeast of Reno, Nevada. Volunteers will clean up trash that has been illegally dumped on Peavine Mountain.


Interested in a job with the U.S. Forest Service?

Employment at the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest

Forest Service careers provide exciting and challenging opportunities to be involved in the management and protection more than 193 million acres of our nation’s most magnificent lands.

Temporary Shooting Closure in Lovell Canyon

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The temporary emergency shooting closure in Lovell Canyon has been extended. The closure area includes about 32,000 acres on both sides of Forest Service Road 45537 (Lovell Canyon Road).


Biannual Monitoring Reports Competed and Available for Review

2018 Humboldt NF Biannual Monitoring Report

The 2018 Biannual Monitoring reports for Humboldt National Forest and Toiyabe National Forest have been completed and available for public review.

Wild Horse Adoption Program

Wild Horse Adoption Program

Learn about how you can adopt a horse through the BLM's Wild Horse and Burro Adoption Program.

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Employment Opportunities!