Alerts & Notices

Safety First

Safety FirstPlease be aware of these alerts and notices because many unexpected situations can present difficult challenges for forest visitors.

Be well informed and prepared for your next visit to the forest.

Before venturing out, contact the nearest Forest Service office for recent information on alerts, advisories, notices and closures.

To report an emergency, please call 911.



  • Modified Fire Restrictions
  • Stanislaus National Forest opens comment period for recreation fee proposal
  • Stanislaus National Forest Reopens to the Public, September 16
  • Forest Order STF-2021-16-12 Fire and Target Shooting Restrictions
  • Forest Order STF-16-2021-11 Henry Fire
  • Forest Order STF-2021-10 1S28B Road Closure
  • Forest Order STF-16-2021-07 MVUM Season of Use Closure Extenstion
  • Forest Order STF-16-2021-04 Pinecrest pet restrictions


  • Critical Forest Order STF-16-2021-03 Lumsden Road Closure


Local Road & Weather Conditions

The weather can change suddenly and dramatically. Be prepared by monitoring road and weather conditions before you set out for the day.