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View of the Sierra Crest. Photo by: Mauro Napoletano, Patrol 42

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Popular Recreation Activities

HikingCamping OHV Riding FishingHunting

We have a lot more information about recreation opportunities across the forest.

Sierra National Forest Officials issue Forest Order No.05-15-51-18-15 Ferguson Fire Area Trail Closures

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Sierra National Forest Officials Issue: Trail Closure Order Shadow of the Giants Trail

Forest Order 05-15-00-17-17 Wilderness Campfire Restrictions

Information regarding Campgrounds: Forest Order 05-15-00-18-03 Recreation Site and Road Closure - June 12, 2018

You can get a campfire permit online!

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Forest Plan Revision

R5 Map 3 Forests

Learn how you can get involved in the revision of our forest ...

Dinkey Landscape Restoration Collaborative

Dinkey Photo

Learn how people are restoring fire-adaptive ecosystems across the southern Sierra Nevada.


Travel Analysis

Logo Travel Management

We are analyzing a sustainable network of roads that will support both travel and the administration of the forest....

50 Years of Historic Preservation on the Sierra National Forest

Years of Historic Preservation 50

Throughout 2016, the Sierra National Forest celebrated the 50th anniversary of the NHPA, & the legacy of 50 years of preservation.

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Interactive Visitor Map: Sierra National Forest


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