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New Federal Forest Land in Nevada County

A new land acquisition in the Tahoe National Forest is good news for hikers, and others who enjoy recreation. The federal government has purchased over 13-hundred acres in Nevada County north of Interstate 80 near Donner Summit. Tahoe-National-forest-Map

Tahoe National Forest Public Information Officer Ann Westling says you’ll be able to explore some new areas…

Listen to Ann Westling 1

The land was previously owned by Sierra Pacific Industries, and Westling says it was purchased in three parcels…

Listen to Ann Westling 2

Westling says the Forest Service had been working on acquiring the land for about 15 years. The purchase price was 1.3 million dollars.

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