Welcome to the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit
Over 74% of the area around the lake is public land managed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service. Totaling approximately 154,851 acres, this National Forest land includes beaches, hiking and biking trails, wilderness, historic estates and developed recreation areas such as campgrounds and riding stables. The forest is managed to provide access for the public and to protect the natural resources of the area.
Forest Supervisor's Office Closed on Monday
The Forest Supervisor's office in South Lake Tahoe will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2017, in observance of the President's Day holiday. Normal hours resume on Tuesday, February 21.
Our rivers and creeks are running at or above flood stage
Rainbow Trail bridge at Taylor Creek Visitor Center in the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, Feb. 10, 2017.
LTBMU Spring Fire Hire and Summer Internship Outreach
These are volunteer positions, please see the attached announcements for subsistence and housing information.