The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest is located in the center and western center part of Nevada and eastern center part of California.
Where is this Forest?


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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.

Recent News


Temporary Shooting Restriction in Effect on the Carson Ranger District

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Due to the risk of wildfires, the Carson Ranger District will be instituting a temporary shooting restriction. This restriction will go into effect on Friday, June 30, and remain in effect until Saturday, Sept. 30 or until conditions change.


Forest Boots: Jose Noriega

Forest Boots: Jose Noriega

In a series of articles, the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest is recognizing employees for the important work they do and highlighting a variety of U.S. Forest Service careers.

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2016 Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest Annual Report

2016 Annual Report

Learn about the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest’s key activities and accomplishments in 2016.

Forest Publishes Bi-State Sage-grouse Record of Decision

Bi-State Sage-grouse

The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest's final plan to conserve, enhance, and restore sagebrush and associated habitats for the Bi-State sage-grouse.


Illegal Dumping A Serious Problem

Car Dumped in Kiowa Pond

Dumping destroys the natural beauty and habitat of National Forest System (NFS) lands and discourages people from visiting areas where dumping is occurring.

People, Places, and Things

People, Places, and Things

News from accross the forest.


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