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View from the top of Mt. Kahuzi in Kahuzi-Biega National Park located in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. Since 2015 the U.S. Forest Service has been training local communities and park staff on rehabilitating hiking trails, such as the Mt. Kahuzi trail, to promote ecotourism within the park home to the endangered Grauer's Gorilla. (Forest Service photo by Olivia Freeman) #international #internationaltravel #democraticrepublicofcongo #africa #exploration #conservation #nature #wildlife #naturelovers #wildlifephotography #earthcapture #naturephotography #forestservice

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Who’s ready to get out there? With its wild landscapes free from development, the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail offers unparalleled journeys on foot or horseback along the high and spectacular spine of the Pacific mountain ranges. (Photo courtesy of Henrik Frederiksen/Pacific Crest Trail Association) #pacificcresttrail #pct #pct2018 #hikethepct #trekthepct #trails #neverstopexploring #hiking #hikingadventures #getoutside #wanderlust #naturelovers #trekking

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#ICYMI, on Oct. 11, the Forest Service welcomed Vicki Christiansen as its 19th Chief.

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We’re hiring students and recent grads for STEM (Science,Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) positions across the country. Visit the Jobs section of our website for more information. (Forest Service photo by Lance Cheung) #WorkForNature #STEM #USAJOBS

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Did you know that we work and partner all over the world? A U.S. Forest Service Engineer scopes out options for viewing platform and campsite at Djiji Falls to support development of ecotourism infrastructure in Ivindo National Park, Gabon. (Forest Service photo by Olivia Freeman) #international #internationaltravel #gabon #africa #exploration #conservation #nature #wildlife #naturelovers #wildlifephotography #earthcapture #naturephotography

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We’re beautiful like diamonds in the sky, diamonds over Lost Lake, Mt. Hood National Forest, Oregon. (Courtesy photo by Glenn Daman) #oregon #mthoodnationalforest #recreation #wildlifephotography #discoverearth #travelphoto #getoutdoors #outdoorphotography #naturegram #naturelover #outdoors #thegreatoutdoors #nightsky #nightskyphotography

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You can’t get any more peaceful than this. The Granite Chief Wilderness offers 25,680 acres of beautiful valley meadows and spectacular 9000-foot granite peaks. Tahoe National Forest, California. (Forest Service photo by David Shield) #california #wildlifephotography #tahoenationalforest #discoverearth #travelphoto #getoutdoors #outdoorphotography #naturegram #naturelover #outdoors #wildflowers #sunset

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We’re hiring students and recent grads! Visit the jobs section of our website for more info. #WorkForNature #SAFConvention #Forestry #USAJOBS will be unavailable from October 5-8 for system maintenance. Applicants will not be able to submit applications during the outage.

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Located in Western Wyoming, the Bridger-Teton offers more than 3.4 million acres of public land for your outdoor recreation enjoyment. With its pristine watersheds, abundant wildlife and immense wildlands, the Bridger-Teton National Forest comprises a large part of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem - the largest intact ecosystem in the lower 48 United States. (Forest Service photo by Will Pattiz) #wyoming #bridgertetonnationalforest #recreation #wildlifephotography #discoverearth #travelphoto #getoutdoors #outdoorphotography #naturegram #naturelover #outdoors #thegreatoutdoors

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A man makes his way across a former railroad trestle as he hikes the former Milwaukee Railroad Trail in the Thompson Park area of Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, Montana. The forest also offers breath-taking scenery for a wide variety of recreational pursuits. Whether it's wilderness trekking in the Anaconda-Pintler or Lee Metcalf wildernesses, driving the Gravelly Range Road or Pioneer Mountains Scenic Byway, or camping in one of the 50 small to medium-sized campgrounds in the forest, the Beaverhead-Deerlodge has it all. (Forest Service photo by Preston Keres) #montana #recreation #wildlifephotography #beaverheaddeerlodgenf #discoverearth #travelphoto #getoutdoors #outdoorphotography #naturegram #naturelover #outdoors

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Hot air balloons are a frequent sight in the Sedona area of Coconino National Forest, Arizona. These balloons were spotted floating above Angel Valley where Dry Creek and Oak Creek meet west of Sedona in the early morning hours. (Forest Service photo by Deborah Lee Soltesz) #arizona #recreation #hotairballoon #coconinonationalforest #wildlifephotography #discoverearth #travelphoto #getoutdoors #outdoorphotography #naturegram #naturelover #outdoors

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Mount Baldy, nestled deep in the Elk Mountain Range of Colorado, is such a show-off during this time of year! Fall colors on the White River National Forest are on the cusp of their full potential, so make sure get out and soak in some of the golden splendor before it's too late! (Forest Service photo by Sami Dinar) #FallColors #ItsAllYours #AutumnDecor #colorado #whiterivernationalforest #recreation #wildlifephotography #discoverearth #travelphoto #getoutdoors #outdoorphotography #naturegram #naturelover #outdoors #thegreatoutdoors @dinarsclub

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