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Stanislaus National Forest

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Stanislaus N.F.
Stanislaus N.F.
Location 19777 Greenley Road, Sonora, CA 95370
Stanislaus N.F.

Stanislaus National Forest is a United States national forest which manages 898,099 acres (1,403.3 sq mi; 3,634.5 km2) of land in four counties in the Sierra Nevada in Northern California. It was established on February 22, 1897, making it one of the oldest national forests. It was named after the Stanislaus River.

The forest is located primarily in eastern Tuolumne County, adjacent to the northwestern part of Yosemite National Park, but parts of it extend (in descending order of forestland area) into southern Alpine, northern Mariposa, and eastern Calaveras counties. Forest headquarters are located in Sonora, California. There are local ranger district offices in Groveland, Hathaway Pines, Mi-Wuk Village, and Pinecrest.

Youth Camp Facilities

See also Scouting in California:

  1. Camp Wolfeboro (operated by Mount Diablo Silverado Council of the BSA), resident boy scout camp near Bear Valley, Home of the Wolfeboro Pioneers.
  2. Camp Mensinger & Soap Creek Adventure Base - (operated by Greater Yosemite Council of the BSA), Traditional Summer Camp & Sierra Adventure Base located near Lake Beardsley.