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The public gathers around U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree after being officially lit during Lighting Ceremony on the west lawn of the Capitol Building in Washington DC, December 6, 2018. (Forest Service photo by Cecilio Ricardo) #capitolchristmastree #tistheseason
Heading up for a winter hike to Donut Falls on the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Utah. (Forest Service photo by Nate Lowe) #utah #recreation #wildlifephotography #discoverearth #travelphoto #getoutdoors #outdoorphotography #naturegram #naturelover #outdoors #thegreatoutdoors
The wild is calling you. This picturesque Fall Colors moment was taken on the Cherokee National Forest. (Photo courtesy of Mason Boring) #tennessee #cherokeenationalforest #fallcolors #travelphotography #wilderness #naturephotography #naturegram #thegreatoutdoors #recreation #breathein #breatheout
Fall colors and reflection on a beaver pond in Lamoille Canyon, Ruby Mountains District, Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Nevada. (Forest Service photo by Susan Elliott) #FallColors #ItsAllYours #AutumnDecor #nevada #humboldttoiyabenationalforest #recreation #wildlifephotography #discoverearth #travelphoto #getoutdoors #outdoorphotography #naturegram #naturelover #outdoors #thegreatoutdoors
A reflection of Swan Mountains and Rainy Lake on the Lolo National Forest, Montana. 
The Lolo National Forest is located in west central Montana and encompasses two million acres, whether your interest is recreation or local history, the Lolo National Forest has something for just about everyone. (Forest Service photo by Aubree Benson) #recreation #wildlifephotography #discoverearth #travelphoto #getoutdoors #outdoorphotography #naturegram #naturelover #outdoors #thegreatoutdoors
Morning snowfall view of the Cispus River and Tower Rock on the Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Washington. #fallcolors #autumn #fallfoliage #washington (Photo courtesy of David Roberts)
We are especially #thankful right now for our firefighters, law enforcement officers and other first responders and employees who are working this holiday weekend in hard hit areas, like California.
Fall colors in Raggeds Wilderness on the Grand Mesa Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests, Colorado. 
Raggeds Wilderness covers 65,443 acres spanning Gunnison and White River National Forests. Elevations range from 7,000 to about 13,000 feet. Prominent rocky slopes point upward to a serrated ridge which gives Raggeds Wilderness its name. Ragged Mountain in the northern half rises to 12,094 feet, but other scenic peaks in the area summit higher. (Photo courtesy of Martin Swett) #fallcolors #autumn #fallfoliage #colorado
The #CampFire in Northern California is currently active on 142,000 acres and is 45 percent contained. Nearly 500 USDA Forest Service personnel, including 3 helicopters, 64 engines, and 2 bulldozers, are currently fighting this devastating #wildfire.
Calm morning reflection on Portage Lake in the Chugach National Forest, Alaska. (Forest Service photo by Annette Heckart) #alaska #chugachnationalforest #recreation #lake #calm #reflection #breathin #breathout
Fall Colors on the Bridger-Teton National Forest in Wyoming. The forest 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) #fallcolors #wyoming #bridgertetonnationalforest #recreation #discoverearth #travelphoto #getoutdoors #outdoorphotography #naturegram #naturelover #outdoors #thegreatoutdoors
Fall colors in the Ruby Mountains on the Mountain City-Ruby Mountains-Jarbidge Ranger District of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Nevada. (Forest Service photo by Naaman Horn) #fallcolors #nevada #humboldttoiyabenationalforest #autumn #fallfoliage