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Tahoe National Forest Headquarters

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Address: 631 Coyote St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2250
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+1 916-265-4531

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The office is okay.....the forest, spectacular

As with most parks, the visit is about the attraction and not so much about the gift shop, or in this case the office. Yes, folks seem a little dis-spirited in the office. One... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 December 2014
Ruben C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2014

As with most parks, the visit is about the attraction and not so much about the gift shop, or in this case the office. Yes, folks seem a little dis-spirited in the office. One expects enthusiasm and one might see it in these employees when it is time to clock out. The real thrill is being able to drive all... More 

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Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2014

This office has several printed sheets that you can take with general info about the area. Your success at getting additional info from the staff will depend on their level of interest, current workload. Some of the staff have been very helpful. Other, not so much.

1 Thank Steve W
Nevada City, Montana
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2013

Recently moved to the Tahoe Natl Forest & stopped in to get info about regulations, safety, recreation, etc. Ranger had little to no information to offer about the forest. Just said "i don't know" & pointed to flyers in the office, annoyed. Was hoping for A LOT more insight & less attitude... Really disappointing to know that my tax dollars... More 

4 Thank Vincent P
Granite Bay, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2012

We drive through often and I am always impressed with the beauty of the mountains and the whispering pines. I am so glad we have the National Forests and we are preserving the beauty and grandeur.

1 Thank Maevilyn
Oroville, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2012

we got to see the salmon run and just walking the trails was so wonderful being in nature.

2 Thank loveitaly95
Grass Valley, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2012

Very limited supply of maps available, None for other forest areas.

1 Thank Llamahi
Sebastopol, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2011

I have been exploring California's great National forests for over 30 years and my favorite in N. CA is Tahoe. Most people are blazing up Lake Tahoe and miss this jewel called Grouse Lakes Basin in the Tahoe Nat'l Forest. It has it all. Close access to the Bar area, 100's of lakes, streams, rivers and tons of pristine forest... More 

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