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!

Begin Your Journey!


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.

  • Current Fire Restrictions

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    More than 80 percent of all wildfires are human caused - only YOU can prevent wildfires.

  • Know Before You Go

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    Weather changes quickly. Check Caltrans for information about Highway conditions. You can also find information by visiting the Caltrans Facebook page