Sierra National Forest Guide

When you visit the Sierra National Forest, you will find yourself on the western slopes of the famed Sierra Nevada Mountains. The Sierra Nevada range extends for over 400 miles north to south along the eastern edge of California and reaches into neighboring Nevada in a few areas. The Sierra Nevada mountains have the highest peaks in the contiguous U.S., with Mount Whitney having an elevation of 14,505 feet above sea level. The forest has an elevation range of 900 feet to 13,986 feet and has a varied landscape of oak-covered foothills, thickly forested slopes and alpine forests on the peaks. Many settlers crossed the Sierra Nevada mountains on the California Trail on their way West.

Shape Hiking Trails

Sierra National Forest Hiking Trails

Things to Do

Activities in Sierra National Forest

You will have no lack of outdoor recreational activities to enjoy inside the Sierra National Forest.

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How to get to Sierra National Forest

Address: 1600 Tollhouse Road, Clovis, CA 93611

Fee: Entry fee $0

The Sierra National Forest is located in the central part of California and is next to a multitude of national parks and national forests. It is also close to the cities of San Francisco, San Jose, Fresno and Las Vegas. You will find no shortage of nearby activities, and driving an RV is one of the most convenient ways to travel to all your planned destinations.