Stanislaus National Forest


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Stanislaus National Forest

Address:19777 Greenley Rd
Sonora, CA 95370

Phone:209-532-3671
Fax:209-533-1890
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r5/stanislaus
Size: 1,090,039 acres.
Location:East-central California. Accessible by US 395; CA 4, 108, and 120. Nearby cities/towns include Angels Camp, Groveland, Jamestown, and Sonora.
Facilities:55 campgrounds, dispersed camping, picnic sites, trails (1,000+ miles), ORV area, winter recreation area, 2 ski resorts.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, canoeing, whitewater rafting, swimming, water-skiing, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, ORV riding, cross-country and downhill skiing, snowmobiling, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Almost 5000 archeological and historical sites, 6 of which are on the National Register of Historic Places; Bower Cave, a limestone cavern that has native American sacred values; Wild and Scenic rivers: 29 miles of the Tuolumne and 11 miles of the Merced.

See other parks in California.
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We are walking through Stanislaus National Forest, about a mile from the border of Yosemite National Park, in a patch of woodland that the Rim Fire swept through back in the summer and fall of 2013.
The Rim Fire, which destroyed more than 257,000 acres, including much of the Stanislaus National Forest and Yosemite National Park, occurred approximately 100 miles east of San Francisco.
The Rim Fire, named for a Stanislaus National Forest lookout point called Rim of the World, has already damaged two of the three hydropower generating stations linked to the Hetch Hetchy reservoir that supply electricity for all of San Francisco's public facilities, such as hospitals and firehouses.
Stanislaus National Forest spokesman Jerry Snyder said containment of the fire was at 15 percent Monday morning, up from 7 percent the previous night.
The Rim Fire, which broke out in Stanislaus National Forest a week ago is spread across 125,620 acres of land, the officials said.
This study was carried out in Stanislaus National Forest and Yosemite National Park in the central Sierra Nevada Mountains, California.
Stanislaus National Forest Walk-in sites are scattered judiciously in the pines along the edge of a small Sierra lake, miles from the nearest store or gas station.
50 home threatened: Nearly 750 firefighters have managed to contain about half of a blaze covering more than 4,000 acres in Yosemite National Park and Stanislaus National Forest, officials said Sunday.
A veteran professional archaeologist and anthropologist, Strain currently manages the Forest Heritage Resource and Tribal Relations Program for the Stanislaus National Forest in northern California.
Karnahan still works part-time as a forest interpreter for the Stanislaus National Forest in California.