Fall into RecreationALERT: Timber Sale Quick Link 

The "Timber Sale" quick line on the main page is not functioning at this time. Please follow this link to the Resource Management page to find timber sales:

National Forests and Grasslands in Texas - Resource Management (usda.gov)


Road and trails

UPDATE: October 4 2021

The National Forests and Grasslands in Texas continue to repair damaged roads caused by excessive rainfall. Visitors should use extreme caution when visiting. Road and trail conditions can change rapidly, and visitors are reminded to check their local weather. 

Current list of roads, trails and recreation areas temporarily closed or with limited access.

Davy Crockett National Forest

  • FSR 501 is closed because of a wash out at the intersection of FSR501A, the road is not passable.
  • FSR 511 is passable with a four-wheel drive.
  • FSR 533 is closed, a culvert is compromised.
  • FSR 571/Piney creek Hunter Camp Road is closed - The washout is about 400 feet after turning off Hwy 94. It's impassable.
  • 4C Trail continues to be closed from Neches Bluff to CR 1170.

Sabine National Forest

  • NFSR 111 is closed 1/2 mile south of Six Mile Creek Bridge due to a washed out culvert.

Sam Houston National Forest

  • The Multiple Use Trail (MUT) has several sections now open. The following sections are now open: Eastside- Zebra, Fern, Northwest, Westside- Kelly's Pond, Honeymoon, Woodpecker, Big Loop. All other sections are still closed due to unsafe conditions.

For more information, visit our website at: www.fs.usda.gov/texas.


Monday-October 18 2021-Contgrolled burns

The Caddo National Grassland is conducting an 8,700-acre controlled burn on the Bois D'Arc unit of the Caddo National Grassland North and South of FM 409 and areas East of FM 2029 and on the Ladonia unit 45 located North of 34 and east of FM 68 between October 18-22, 2021.

This burn area, in total, is about 8700 acres and covers several units in the Bois D'Arc area and unit 42 in the Ladonia area of the Caddo-LBJ National Grasslands.

Bois D'Arc campground, Coffee Mill campground, and West Lake Crockett campgrounds will be closed 10/18-10/22 (noon).

If you have questions or concerns about this prescribed burn, please call the Caddo/LBJ District Office at (940) 627-5475.


Forest Service Coronavirus (Covid-19) Updates may be found here.

Closed areas in the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas

Due to storms and excessive rainfall, portions of roads, trails and recreation areas are closed.  See the list of closed roads and areas here.

Recreation areas are starting to reopen. See the Recreation Conditions Report on the Recreation page for recreation site status.

USFS Volunteer Opportunity

The Davy Crockett National Forest is seeking interested candidates to volunteer as campground hosts at Ratcliff Lake Recreational Area. [Read more]


Fire Information

Links the NFGT planned burns, completed burns, and the Texas Burn Ban Map may be found here.


Interested in Volunteer Work?

Volunteer Trash Bash group on the Sam Houston National Forest.

Visit Volunteer.gov to search and apply for volunteer opportunities in the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas.

Hunter Camp Maps

 Hunter camp locations on the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas.


Plant-a-Tree Program

The Plant-A-Tree Program enables individuals or groups to contribute funds for planting trees on National Forests.  Donations may be made to honor or memorialize friends or relatives.

Travel Management Rule

Restricting Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Use to Designated Routes.

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