Fire Management & Aviation

The Boise National Forest includes over 2.5 million acres of diverse forest and grassland.  Every year, the Forest fire staff manages over 100 wildland fires within those acres.

Celebrating Wildflowers all Summer!

What a special treat it is to gaze upon a meadow blanketed with colorful wildflowers! Or to find a perfect bloom underneath a towering tree while hiking a forest trail. 

The Lucky Peak Nursery Grows Seedlings for Reforestation Following Wildfires

Each year the Lucky Peak Nursery will grow between 2 and 6 million seedlings and shrubs depending on reforestation demands.

Water – A Prime Reason for the Establishment of National Forests

The Boise National Forest offers over 7,600 miles of streams and rivers and more than 250 lakes and reservoirs that beckon water sports enthusiasts to raft, kayak, fish, sail, and water ski.

US Forest Service Highlights Expansion of Restoration of National Forests

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announces a new report, Increasing the Pace of Restoration on National Forests.

National Forest Foundation Video about our Treasured Landscapes

Watch this beautiful video about the national forests and grasslands. Stewards of public lands, making a difference.

Seasons of Beautiful Changes

Seasonal slide shows of Boise NF and historical photos from the Emmett RD.

2011 Celebrates International Year of Forests

The  Boise National Forest is proud to be a part of the “International Year of the Forests.”  


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Watch your favorite Boise National Forest and USDA Forest Service videos on YouTube! Link opens in a new window

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It's all yours! Video library from Boise NF and Forests around the Region! Learn about forest management, employment, recreation and much more..... Link opens in a new window

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Reserve your favorite campsite at Link opens in a new window

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USDA Forest Service - Interactive Visitor Map Link opens in a new window

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Recreation Opportunities by District AREA Link opens in a new window

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Fire Information - Inciweb has a new look Link opens in a new window

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Boise National Forest: 2019 Prescribed Fires and Mechanical Treatments - Contact Districts if you have additional questions Link opens in a new window

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2019 SPRING Prescribed Fire program - Check for updates! Link opens in a new window

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2019 VOLUNTEER with the USDA Forest Service and our Partners! Link opens in a new window

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Scan QR codes or use to download Boise NF Motor Vehicle Use Maps to mobile devices Link opens in a new window

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Boise NF Visitor Guide has been updated! Link opens in a Pdf Document*