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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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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


Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe Atoma Area Expansion Draft Environmental Impact Statement

2017_Mt Rose EIS

The Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe Atoma Area Expansion Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is open for public comment from Friday, Jan. 19 through Thursday, April 19. The draft EIS analyzed the environmental effects of expanding the ski area permit boundary and associated facilities to improve the quality of recreational offerings on National Forest System lands.

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Employment at the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest

The Forest Service offers a wide breadth of career fields. 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. Many short-term seasonal opportunities are also available. Check out our employment page for more info.

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Boots in the Forest: Lorrie Conrad

Boots in the Forest

Through 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.

2017 Year in Review

2017 Year In Review

The 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.


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 across the forest.


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