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

 

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National Forests and Grasslands in Texas - Maps & Publications (usda.gov)

 

Road and trails

UPDATE: January 11, 2022

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 511 is passable with a four-wheel drive.
  • FSR 533 is closed, a culvert is compromised.
  • FSR 517 is closed at the midway point because of a washout.
  • 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

  • NEW The Stubblefield Campground is reopened.

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

 

Burn notice January 18, 2022

Officials with the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas, Angelina National Forest, have advised a prescribed burn today located in Compartment 62 (BLOCKS A & B) consisting of 1205 acres. The burn is  near FM 2743 in and around the Caney Creek Recreational area. The Caney Creek boat ramp will be closed for a short time for this prescribed burn.

Winds are predicted from the South @ 9-18 mph. Also, please be advised, long range smoke drift may affect some of the areas.

Please see the attached map of the projected burn areas.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Angelina Ranger District office (936) 897-1068.

 

Officials with the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas, Sam Houston National Forest, have advised a 472-acre prescribed burn planned for today located Compartment C87 South, near FM 945 and Forest Service Road 2099 (Camp Strake Road)

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Sabine National Forest District office (936) 344-6205.

 

Officials with the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas, Davy Crockett National Forest have advised a prescribed burn today located in Compartment 59 consistiing of 591 acres.  The burn is located north of HWY 7 and between NFSR 511 and CR 1160.

South winds are expected today, so smoke should not impact any major roadways.  However, if smoke is present in the travel way, please reduce your speed and use your low headlight beams. 

Please see the attached map of the projected burn areas.

If you have any questions, please call (936) 655-2299. 

 


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]

Features

Fire Information

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

Spotlights

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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