The Stanislaus National Forest is located in the eastern center of California.
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The Stanislaus National Forest, where you can fish in over 800 miles of rivers and streams, stay in a campground, or hike into the backcountry seeking pristine solitude.   Read more...


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Rim Fire Reforestation

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The Rim Fire Reforestation Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) describes a proposal for about 48,000 acres of treatments on National Forest System lands within the 2013 Rim Fire including: deer habitat enhancement; natural regeneration; noxious weed eradication; reforestation; and, thin existing plantations. The DEIS discloses the direct, indirect and cumulative environmental effects that would result from the proposed action, a no action alternative and three additional action alternatives. The Responsible Official has not identified a preferred alternative at this stage.

Summit Campground Concessionaire Package

The Stanislaus National Forest (STF) is soliciting proposals from interested parties for concession campground Special Use Permits (SUP). A permit or permits to provide high-quality public service in the operation and maintenance of government-owned recreation facilities, located on the STF, will be issued.  


Travel Management Rule


The Stanislaus National Forest  is actively engaged in management of its transportation system. The objectives of transportation planning are to...

Rebuilding Berkeley Organization Camp

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The Forest and City of Berkeley are working in partnership to begin the Special Use Permit process to rebuild the Berkeley Tuolumne Camp, an organization camp destroyed by the 2013 Rim Fire.


Tree Mortality

Hazard Tree Evaluation Request Form

The Forest is implementing a plan for the strategic treatment of hazards posed by tree mortality on public land, and is seeking more resources to address these concerns. 

Seeking members for Resource Advisory Committee

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The  Forest is seeking people with interest in the long-term benefit of the Forest to serve as members of the Tuolumne & Mariposa Counties Resource Advisory Committee (RAC).

Fire Danger Level: Low