Rim Fire Website
Yosemite Stanislaus Solutions, Stanislaus National Forest, and other partners come together to view progress on fuel reduction treatments in the Rim Fire footprint, June 30, 2021.
The Rim Fire started on August 17, 2013 in a remote area of the Stanislaus National Forest near the confluence of the Clavey and Tuolumne Rivers about 20 miles east of Sonora, California. The Rim Fire burned 257,314 acres, including 154,530 acres of National Forest System (NFS) lands, becoming the third largest wildfire in California history.
After the fire, the Yosemite Stanislaus Solutions (YSS) collaborative group, an independent collaborative representing over 26 industry, environmental organizations, and recreation organizations, worked closely with the Stanislaus National Forest, crafting alternatives for the Rim Fire Recovery Environmental Impact Statement (2014) and the Rim Fire Reforestation EIS (2016).