• Travel back in time on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests!

    The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests' Historic Routes Project is a unique and exciting initiative that highlights the significant history and recreational opportunities available on three historic routes on the forests - the Lolo Motorway, Elk City Wagon Road, and Magruder Corridor. Click here to learn more!

  • Construction Completed on New Forest Supervisor's Office in Kamiah

    Construction on the new Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests Supervisor's Office is now complete! Click here to learn more about the innovative new facility in Kamiah, Idaho.

  • Download the Nez Perce-Clearwater NFs Mobile App

    The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests is excited to announce the release of a free mobile app, available on smartphones and online, where visitors can learn more about the forest and some of its most interesting places. Downloading the app is easy: simply search for “Nez Perce Clearwater” in your device’s app store. It is free to download and available for both iOS and Android.

  • Hemlock Looper

    Recently, you may have noticed reddish needles on trees on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests and elsewhere in north Idaho. This defoliation is due to a hemlock looper outbreak. Forest Service employees working in silviculture and forest health are monitoring the looper outbreak and studying impact to trees on the Nez Perce-Clearwater and other public lands in the region to decide what management actions are most appropriate. Click here to learn more.

  • Living With Fire - A Guide for Homeowners

    The Northern Rockies is an area where fire has always played a prominent role in the natural environment.  Within this natural fire environment, there are individual houses, subdivisions, and entire communities.  Many homes, however, would be unable to survive an intense wildfire.  The "Living With Fire" guide was developed specifically for homeowners in these areas to help them improve the survivability of their homes.

  • 2015 Nez Perce-Clearwater NFs Newsletter

    "Hello!  As 2016 is in full swing, I hope you'll take this time with me to look back at some of the accomplishments and activities that have gone on in our area over the past year,"  shares Nez Perce-Clearwater Forest Supervisor Cheryl Probert.

  • Nez Perce Travel Management - What is changing for Forest Visitors?

    Cheryl Probert, Forest Supervisor for the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests, released the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Draft Record of Decision (ROD) for the Designated Routes and Areas for Motor Vehicle Use (DRAMVU) project.   The DRAMVU project designates roads and trails open for motorized travel on the Nez Perce side of the Forests, in north central Idaho.

  • CBYCC 2015 Video

    Announcing the Clearwater Basin Youth Conservation Corp video for 2015 - enjoy!

  • Roads Analysis Process

    The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests seek input to help shape their Roads Analysis.  Public comments through the online mapping tool are due August 31, 2015.

  • Fire Information - Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests

    Looking for Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests Fire Information, area closures and restrictions, InciWeb, Interagency Dispatch Center, etc?  This is the place!

  • Highway 12 Corridor Study

    The Highway 12 Corridor Report entitled Values of the Middle Fork Clearwater and Lochsa River Corridor Potentially Affected by Certain Over-Legal Truck Traffic, dated March 2015, may be viewed and downloaded from links provided on this site. 

  • Nez Perce Tribe is Recipient of

    The Rise to the Future Award is the highest national recognition of aquatic accomplishment that the Forest Service bestows.  This year’s winner of the “Tribal Accomplishment” category is the Nez Perce Tribe’s Department of Fisheries Resource Management.

  • Trail Conditions Report

    This report provides information on trails that have been cleared by Forest Service personnel, contractors, partners and/or volunteers.

  • APPLY NOVEMBER 5 - 12 for 2022 Summer Seasonal Jobs!

    The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests is now accepting applications for multiple temporary (seasonal) positions for Summer 2022. Openings will be available at the GS-2 through GS-9 levels and are for positions with a maximum six-month tour of duty (not to exceed 1,039 hours). The starting dates of the positions are anticipated to be between April and early June 2022. Click to learn more!

  • 2017 Year in Review

    The Nez-Perce Clearwater National Forests got a lot of work done in 2017 to foster sustainable, productive use of National Forest System lands; contribute to rural economics, increase efficiencies in our projects, foster relationships with our partners and communities, and help visitors use and enjoy their public lands. Check out this newsletter for a snapshot of some of the work completed last year, and what's to come in 2018!

  • Just a Little Extra Effort Can Reduce Potential for Wildfire

    Planning a visit to the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests? You can help reduce the potential for accidental wildfires with just a little extra effort. During the current extremely dry conditions on the forest, even the tiniest spark can cause a catastrophe. Following a few simple steps can make all the difference for you and for everyone else. Click here to read more!

  • Celebrate Wild and Scenic Rivers during Lochsa Madness

    Every year, Memorial Day Weekend draws a crowd of people to the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests for Lochsa Madness - a weekend of river adventure as whitewater enthusiasts take advantage of spring runoff and wild water on the Lochsa River. This year, the celebration will be bigger and better than ever, with events all weekend long celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.