Passes & Permits

  • Federal Recreation Passes & Permits

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    Federal Interagency Recreation Passes are honored nationwide at all USDA Forest Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service sites that charge entrance or standard amenity fees.

  • California Campfire Permits

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    Portions of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest's Bridgeport and Carson Ranger Districts are in California. Visitors will need to obtain a California Campfire Permit if they plan to build a campfire or use a barbecue or a stove, unless in a developed recreation area.

  • Hoover Wilderness Permits

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    Rising from the Great Basin to the crest of the Sierra Nevada bordering Yosemite National Park, the Hoover Wilderness is a very popular destination in California. A permit is required for overnight stays when entering from one of the trailheads on the Bridgeport Ranger District. 

  • Personal Use Firewood Permits

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    A firewood permit is y required for gathering firewood for personal use on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. Availability and procedures for collecting vary by Ranger District.

  • Christmas Tree Permits

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    The U.S. Forest Service Christmas Tree Program is designed for families, businesses, and institutions wishing to cut their own trees for holiday decorating.

  • Special Use Permits

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    (Under Development) The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest provides a variety of land use, commercial or organized recreation opportunities which may require a special use permit.