Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest


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Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest

Address:1200 Franklin Way
Sparks, NV 89431

Phone:775-331-6444
Fax:775-355-5399
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r4/htnf
Size: 6,300,000 acres.
Location:Scattered parcels across Nevada and into eastern California. Accessible by US 93, 395, 6, 50, and 95. Nearby cities/towns include Ely, Elko, Las Vegas, Reno, Tonopah, and Winnemucca.
Facilities:70+ campgrounds, dispersed camping, picnic areas, trails (2,000 miles).
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, hiking, ORV riding, mountain biking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling.
Special Features:Largest national forest outside Alaska. Areas of interest include Jarbridge Wilderness, Ruby Mountains, crystal clear lakes high in the Sierra, aspen stands on Table Mountain, sagebrush lowlands, alpine meadows, streams, massive canyons, and Mount Charleston. The Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (see entry in national trails section) passes through the forest south of Lake Tahoe.

See other parks in Nevada.
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Acquisition of this parcel will add a critical piece of land to the National Wilderness System," said Becky Nourse, Acting Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest Supervisor.
For leaf status, call the Bridgeport Ranger District of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest (760/932-7070).
WLT is now working to transfer it to the US Forest Service, Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, which along with the El Dorado National Forest, oversees the Mokelumne Wilderness.
The third biggest new champion, an intermountain bristlecone pine in Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Nevada, ended the 50-year reign of the Patriarch tree of California's White Mountains by just 26 points.