Butterfly on flower stem in Angelina National Forest.

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The U.S. Forest Service manages approximately 675,000 acres of public land in Texas. This land is divided into four National Forests in east Texas and the Caddo-Lyndon B. Johnson National Grasslands in northeast Texas. These public lands are administered under multiple-use management to protect and obtain the greatest benefit from all forest resources: recreation, timber, range, fish and wildlife, soil and water and minerals.  [Read more]


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


Burn Ban Reminder --

No open campfires are allowed anywhere on National Forest Land in counties where a burn ban is in place. This includes developed recreation areas and hunter camps. Only gas and propane grills, lanterns and stoves are allowed.   In counties with no burn bans, open campfires are allowed in recreation areas and hunter camps, but be extremely cautious with campfires and make sure it is doused with water and cold to the touch before leaving an area. If you see any unattended fire, contact the Ranger’s office immediately or call 911. Thank you and enjoy your National Forests.

~ Texas Burn Ban Map ~

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Fire Information

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


Turkey Hunting Area Closures

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has issued the following areas are CLOSED to turkey hunting for the 2018-19 season:

  • The portion of Angelina National Forest in Jasper County will remain CLOSED due to restocking efforts for the 2018-19 season.
  • The portion of Angelina National Forest in San Augustine County including Bannister Wildlife Management Area will be CLOSED to turkey hunting effective September 1, for the 2018-19 season.

For more information, contact the Angelina District Ranger Office at (936) 897-1068.

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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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