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Celebrate the incredible 193-million-acre National Forest System and all the benefits it provides to the public.
As we explore the incredible National Forest System throughout the year, know that these special places rely on you. Be sure you recreate responsibly so that all users and future generations can continue to enjoy National Forests. Click here to revisit some basic tips to be a good steward of public lands.
This year’s theme invites the public to consider what Forest Mode looks like in their life. Whether it is a thrilling whitewater adventure, a quiet evening by the campfire, or a rugged trek on backcountry trails, there are countless ways people find their Forest Mode. Anytime you visit a National Forest, be sure to #RecreateResponsibly to ensure these places stay healthy for future generations.
National Forests and Grasslands provide Americans with 193 million spectacular acres of wildlands.
Managed by the USDA Forest Service, 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.
The NFF is hosting two in-person celebrations for National Forest Week™ in partnership with Filson. If you are in the area, come celebrate National Forests and Grasslands with us!
Kick-Off Party in New York City, NY
Closing Celebration in Seattle, WA
We are also co-hosting a live #ParkChat on Twitter, Wednesday, July 12 at 9 pm ET / 6 pm PT. Come join us for a conversation about National Forests!
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