Recreation, Wilderness, and other maps are available and may be purchased at any Forest Office or from the National Forest Store. Some sporting goods stores, outfitters, and map stores also sell these maps.
The Three Forests Interpretive Association sells interpretive books, forest maps and visitor materials at Stanislaus National Forest offices. Selections include trail guides, natural history and nature guides, and books on local history. Profits from sales are returned to the Stanislaus National Forest to help fund interpretive activities.
The Forest Service announced a new regulation on November 2, 2005, governing off-highway vehicles and other motor vehicle use on national forests and grasslands. The new rule requires each national forest or ranger district to designate those roads, trails and areas open to motor vehicle use.