Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest

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Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest

Address:1200 Franklin Way
Sparks, NV 89431

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.

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If visitors are stimulated by the charms of the Strip, he argues, they might elect to return to the Silver State to sample designated scenic byways leading to Lake Tahoe, the Humboldt National Forest or nearby Valley of Fire.
With a bomb exploding at a ranger station in Carson City, Nevada, this spring (no injuries but plenty of structural damage), a second bomb exploding in an outhouse in neighboring Humboldt National Forest, and a bomb threat received at Toiyabe Forest headquarters near Reno early in April, tensions were high, but Carver was claiming no responsibility.
Write or call Jarbidge Ranger District, Humboldt National Forest, 1008 Burley Ave.
history, nearly half the population of Nevada lived within a five-mile radius of what is now part of the Humboldt National Forest.
For more hiking information, stop by Humboldt National Forest headquarters, at 976 Mountain City Highway in Elko; 738-5171.
Nevada has a higher proportion of federal land than any other state, but only one Wilderness Area tucked into its northeast corner; Jarbidge in the Humboldt National Forest.
93 junction, and in about 1/2 hour you'll reach the turnoff for Lehman Caves National Monument and Wheeler Peak Scenic Area, both in Humboldt National Forest.

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