Your Adventure Awaits
With 78 lakes, 811 miles of streams and rivers, and more than 1,000 miles of hiking trails, the 898,000 acre Stanislaus National Forest is the perfect destination for whatever your next adventure may be!
Alerts, Closures & Notices - Please 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.
More than 80 percent of all wildfires are human caused - only YOU can prevent wildfires.
Weather changes quickly. Check Caltrans for information about Highway conditions. You can also find information by visiting the Caltrans Facebook page
Self-Guided Visitor Activities Page
Fun activities you can do on your own in the Stanislaus National Forest: nature exploration, Junior Ranger booklets, tours, trails, mobile apps, videos, and more!
National Forests and Grasslands Explorer App
A vistitor guide in an app! Recreation information, tours, maps, and activities. Download before you go for use offline or view on the web when you have connectivity.