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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!



2017 Year In Review

2017 Year In 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.


People, Places, and Things

2017 People, Place, and Things Read more in-depth stories from all across the Forest. 

Recent News


Spring Mountains NRA Releases Solicitation to Determine Competitive Interest

SMNRA Winter Recreation

The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest’s Spring Mountains National Recreation Area has released a solicitation to Determine Competitive Interest for the winter operation and maintenance of one campground and three day-use facilities in Upper Lee Canyon outside of Las Vegas.

Integrated Invasive Plant Treatment Project's Notice of Intent: Public Comment

Integrated Invasive Plant Treatment Project’s Notice of Intent

The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest released the Integrated Invasive Plant Treatment Project’s Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact statement (EIS) for a 45-day public comment period. The EIS would identify the strategies that the Forest would use to comply with laws, regulations, and policies pertaining to invasive plant management on National Forest System (NFS) lands in Nevada.

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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).

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