Passes & Permits

Boating at Cagle Recreation Area on the Sam Houston National Forest Various passes and permits are available on the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas. The Forest Service provides many goods and services in a sustainable manner. Passes and permits help to provide those opportunities while protecting the natural resources.

Special Use Permits - Permits for firewood, road access, etc. may be obtained by contacting the appropriate Ranger District Office for more details and information about how to obtain a permit.

Recreation Permits and Passes – Information for obtaining recreation permits and passes may be found here.

For information on Antlerless Deer Permits, contact TPWD at or 512-389-4505 or visit: