July 8th - 14th
Join us in celebrating the importance of our forests and grasslands. Through a growing movement of passionate voices, we are highlighting how special and vital these lands are for our freedom and quality of life during National Forest Week.
Submit your National Forest photo by July 14 to win great prizes like custom framing, America the Beautiful public lands pass and more. Submit your photos here.
We want to hear your National Forest story. Share #NationalForestWeek on your social media channels and follow the National Forest Foundation on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to come alongside our celebrations this week!
About National Forests
National Forests and Grasslands provide Americans with 193 million spectacular acres of wildlands.
- More than 9,000 miles of scenic byways to drive
- Almost 150,000 miles of trails to hike
- More than 4,400 miles of wild and scenic rivers to float
- At least 5,100 campgrounds in which to pitch our tents
- And 328 natural pools to swim in
Managed by the USDA Forest Service, our National Forests and Grasslands host more than 170 million visits each year. Visitor spending pumps $13.5 billion into our economy annually, sustaining nearly 223,000 jobs in gateway communities.
These lands are the foundation of America’s outdoor recreation heritage and sustain our way of life. They provide water to millions Americans in thousands of communities, clean our air, store carbon, and provide timber, minerals, oil and gas and other resources for industry and communities.