The Kaibab National Forest has gone to virtual services to help
minimize the impacts and spread of COVID-19.  We remain committed to continuing to serve our visitors and customers.

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ATTENTION! Part of the North Kaibab Ranger District is closed due to the Mangum Fire with no estimated opening date due
to public safety concerns. Details for this alert are at


Fire restrictions in effectBig Springs flowing waterBoat on Kaibab LakeBicyclist riding through the forest while observing physical social distancingAZ Trail sign at the Grandview Lookout TowerGolden Warbler

Welcome to the Kaibab National Forest
   The Kaibab National Forest truly offers something for everyone.  If you are anywhere near Northern Arizona, you won't want to miss the chance to visit us! From canyons to prairies, peaks to plateaus, the Kaibab National Forest offers layers of opportunity for peace, solitude & discovery.


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Recent News


Kaibab N.F. to offer 2020 firewood season permits by phone starting May 1

Ponderosa pine cut firewood pile

The Kaibab National Forest will offer firewood cutting permits for the 2020 season over the phone beginning May 1. Cutting may begin as soon as permits have been received through the mail. Detailed firewood cutting information and maps will be updated throughout the firewood season at

Restricted Areas - Closed Developed Recreation Sites in The Southwestern Region

To protect public health and safety, and the health and safety of our employees and volunteers, and reflecting federal and state guidance to limit the spread of COVID-19, developed recreation sites are currently closed and group sizes are limited in other areas. 


Partners work together to restore and protect Bill Williams Mountain

Bill Williams Mountain on the Kaibab National Forest

Kaibab N.F. teamed with partners to reduce the risk of severe wildfire on Bill Williams Mountain and the resulting post-wildfire flooding that could threaten lives and communities.

Leave No Trace Recommendations for Getting Outside During Covid-19

The Kaibab National Forest is open for public enjoyment.

Kaibab N.F. is open! Please follow this advice to ensure you, your family, our employees and the forest stay safe and healthy during your visit. 


Kaibab N.F. Dispersed Camping Guide

Tent camping in the forest

Check out this handy guide to ensure you have a fun and safe camping trip when you visit us this summer!

Safety Tips for Responsible Outdoor Enthusiasts

Ensure you follow all CDC guidance for physical distancing, even when you are outdoors!

If you plan to visit the Kaibab N.F., please follow these safety tips to ensure a fun and safe trip! Your health is important to us.

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