Different Types of Passes and Permits:
The Stanislaus National Forest offers several different types of Permits. Special Use Permits include recreation events, non-commercial group use, recreation residences, outfitting & guiding, commercial filming & photography and many other uses. Other types of permits include Forest Products Permits issued for uses such as gathering fuelwood to heat your home, rocks, mushrooms and pinecones. Please Click on the links below for more information regarding the different Passes and Permits offered and how to obtain one.
Please be advised that Christmas Tree cutting is not allowed on this Forest, however click here for more information about where you may cut a tree on National Forest Land in California.
Recreation Passes and Permits
California Campfire Permit
Forest Products Permits
Events and Commercial Permits
Special Use Permits
Recreation Fee Program
The majority of the recreation fees collected stay on the forest and go right back into operating, maintaining and improving the recreational opportunities visitors use and value the most - campgrounds, developed day use sites, boat ramps, trails, rental cabins and lookouts, and much more. Funds are also used to provide enhanced services such as interpretive programs, visitor information , and transportation systems. Take a look at the forest accomplishment reports for specific details on how your fees were used.