Summit Ranger Station

Area Status: Open

Summit Ranger District office

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Update: Starting January 7, 2023 the Summit Ranger Station is OPEN; Monday to Saturday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. Wilderness permits and maps are available in front of the Rnager Station when we are closed. 
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Every Season is the Best Season!
Busiest Season: Summer
Closest Towns: Pinecrest 1/2 mile away, Strawberry 1/2 mile away, Cold Springs 3 miles west on CA highway 108
Water: Water Faucets
Restroom: Flush Toilets
Operated By: USDA Forest Service
Information Center: Forest and area information, hunting information, forest products permits, wilderness permits, campfire permits, maps, America the Beautiful passes, exhibits, books, and souvenirs.

General Information

General Notes:

Visit the Highway 108 Corridor page for a complete listing of activities on the Summit and Mi-Wok Ranger Districts.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Visitor Centers


Interpretive Site: Information is available outside the front office.
Toilets: Flush toilets available during office open hours.
Parking: Parking is limited to 30 minutes to allow others access to visitor services.
Drinking water: Drinking faucet is available outside the front office.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Featured Events


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  Elevation : 
5600' feet