Stanislaus National Forest
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!
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
Fall is here, the temperature is dropping and the leaves are changing colors! Join us for an of our upcoming programs to enjoy the forest during this special time of year.
The Social and Ecological Resilience Across the Landscape project is a long-term investment in the health and resiliency of the Stanislaus National Forest. Working with our vast array of partners, over the next ten years we will treat more than 100,000 acres mostly along the Highway 108 corridor.
Christmas Tree Permits Available on the Stanislaus
Release Date: Nov 28, 2022
The Keepers of Traditions: Pack Teams on the National Forests
But one group stands in stark contrast to the inevitable march of progress – the men and women of the Forest Service’s pack strings, who lead a collection of pack horses and mules.
A Little of This, A Little of That: A Partners’ Recipe for Renaturalization
Working with partners to renaturalize trails on the Stanislaus National Forest
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.