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Stanislaus National Forest

Calaveras Ranger District, Hathaway Pines, CA 95233
+1 209-795-1381
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Stanislaus National Forest, created on February 22, 1897, is among the oldest of the national forests. You can fish in over 800 miles of rivers and streams, stay in a campground, or hike. The Calaveras Big Trees State Park is also here.
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11 Jul 2016
“Beautiful Stanislaus National Forest”
8 Jun 2016
“Road trip through the NF”
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Calaveras Ranger District, Hathaway Pines, CA 95233
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+1 209-795-1381
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

We visited Stanislaus National Forest. This time we visited the area near Calaveras Big Trees Area. Stanislaus National Forest has 48,000 acres. Its a great place to camp, hike, fish, enjoy the winter, and more.

Thank mini
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

This is just an amazing National Forest to drive through. So many photo opportunities round every corner. So much to take in but well worth the drive.

Thank Kimborella
Reviewed 20 August 2015

We drove over Sonora Pass and as part of this drive drove through part of the Stanislaus National Forest. The forest looked so green and nice. We enjoyed the views. We took a hike at the Columns of the Giants part of the Stanislaus National...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

I came up to the Stanislaus NF from So Cal for work and completely enjoyed the time that we were there. The people are great, make you feel like you are "at home" even though I'm pretty sure they could tell I wasn't from around...More

Thank LBCSQUID
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Spent a couple of days with friends in this area, yes it is beautiful and the forest is lovely, but the under growth and in general it was very dry. We took a couple of short walks and the trails were very dusty - that...More

Thank PBTravelstheWorld
Reviewed 27 August 2014

Not nationally known, the Stanislaus National Forest has some of the finest hiking trails in the United States. Get a map at the ranger station. Chat with them. Some of the rangers are very knowledgeable, others are pathetic. Consider a walk in Bell Meadows, a...More

5  Thank MarshBruce
Reviewed 18 July 2014 via mobile

We decided to take the long route back home to include this in our trip; SO GLAD WE DID! Some of the most beautiful forest my husband and I have ever seen!!!

1  Thank OHOverlandParkKS
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Love this area with all the forest, lakes and rivers. Fresh air, friendly people and great hiking for all!

1  Thank Vicetta
Reviewed 29 July 2013

What a gorgeous place. Really enjoyed Pinecrest Lake and the drive along the Sonora Pass. There is an amazing vista called Donnell - great place to take a little stroll down to an amazing view.

2  Thank Jules T
Reviewed 10 July 2013

We stayed at Dimond O campground for a couple of days in late June. When we made our reservations for Yosemite, we were unable to get into any of the camp grounds on the valley floor inside the park, so we settled for Dimond O....More

17  Thank KH68
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