TAHOE NATIONAL FOREST Offers Virtual Services in Response to COVID-19

TNF COVID19 graphicThe Tahoe National Forest is closing offices and implementing virtual services to protect the health and safety of employees and members of the public during the COVID-19 outbreak in accordance with guidance from federal and state authorities.

These actions have been taken based on the best available medical advice to limit gatherings of large numbers of people and to promote social distancing.


Many services traditionally offered in our public offices are available online:

We will continue to update our website with current virtual service information as conditions change. To email the Tahoe National Forest, please use the Contact Us function on our website

To contact your local Tahoe National Office with specific questions, please use the updated telephone numbers below:

  • Tahoe National Forest Supervisors Office (Nevada City): 530-265-4531
  • Truckee Ranger District Office: 530-536-0417
  • Sierraville Ranger District Office: 530-430-7093
  • American River Ranger District Office (Foresthill): 530-492-5631
  • Yuba River Ranger District Office (Camptonville): 530-362-8259


Popular Recreation Activities

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Stay safe. Stay close to home. We recommend exercising close to your home and complying with local and state guidance for not traveling for your recreation needs. If an area is crowded, please search for a less occupied location. 


We have lots more information about recreation opportunities across the forest!


E-Bike Opportunities

eBike iconThe Tahoe National Forest offers a wide variety of e-bike riding opportunities. This includes over 2,000-miles of roads, 195-miles of OHV trails, and an additional 190 miles of single-track motorcycle trails. All roads and trails open to motor vehicle use are available for all classes of e-bikes. More...


Dispersed Camping Information

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Questions about dispersed camping? Please read over this important information. 

Fire Restrictions in the Tahoe National Forest

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The Tahoe National Forest is currently in fire restrictions. What does this mean? Where can you have a campfire in a fire ring? What type of stoves are allowed? Click here for more information


Keep Bears Wild!

A still frame of a wild and healthy American black bear in the Tahoe National Forest

When living in or visiting bear country, become part of the solution and help Keep Tahoe Bears Wild by following the precautions below!

US Forest Service Releases Chinese Railroad Worker Documentary Film

US Forest Service Releases Chinese Railroad Worker Documentary Film

The US Forest Service has released Legacy, a film that chronicles Chinese Railroad Workers’ contribution to the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad.

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