Frequently Asked Questions About Sierra National Forest
What is the best time to visit Sierra National Forest?
The best time to visit the Sierra National Forest is in summer. The warm weather means you can swim, boat, fish, hike, and much more.
Is there a limit to how long you can camp in Sierra National Forest?
Yes, there is a limit to how long you can camp in Shasta-Trinity National Forest. All campgrounds have a limit of 14 days with a 21-day maximum stay per ranger district.
Can you kayak, canoe, or raft in Sierra National Forest?
Yes, you can kayak, canoe, and raft in Sierra National Forest. Bass Lake offers plenty of opportunities for motorized and non-motorized boating, and several companies lead trips rafting down the Merced River.
What type of wildlife lives in Sierra National Forest?
Wildlife in Sierra National Forest includes mule deer, black bears, coyotes, bobcats, marmots, porcupines, and other animals. There is also a variety of birds, and many kinds of fish in the streams and lakes.
What is the closest town to Sierra National Forest?
North Fork, California is one of the closest towns to Sierra National Forest. Yosemite Forks is another nearby town in the area. Fresno is one of the closest large cities to the forest, and has shopping centers, restaurants, lodgings, and anything campers need to restock.