You can download a portion of a national forest or grassland dataset either by selecting a forest or grassland or by specifying your area of interest by drawing a boundary on the map.
You can then create a zip file (in file geodatabase (.gdb) or shapefile format) and specify the location to store the download file.
Learn how to use the tool and create a custom download file through our Data Extract Tool.
The USDA Forest Service makes no warranty, expressed or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, nor assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, reliability, completeness or utility of these geospatial data, or for the improper or incorrect use of these geospatial data. These geospatial data and related maps or graphics are not legal documents and are not intended to be used as such. The data and maps may not be used to determine title, ownership, legal descriptions or boundaries, legal jurisdiction, or restrictions that may be in place on either public or private land. Natural hazards may or may not be depicted on the data and maps, and land users should exercise due caution. The data are dynamic and may change over time. The user is responsible to verify the limitations of the geospatial data and to use the data accordingly.