Sierra National Forests

Nine National Forests in the Sierra

National Park/Forest Acreage
Lassen National Forest
1,374,945
Lassen National Park
106,372
Plumas National Forest
1,400,895
Tahoe National Forest
1,238,425
Eldorado National Forest
884,635
Toiyabe National Forest
696,628
Stanislaus National Forest
1,090,039
Yosemite National Park
761,266
Inyo National Forest
1,940,762
Devils Postpile National Monument
798
Sierra National Forest
1,412,801
Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Park
864,180
Giant Sequoia National Monument
327,769
Sequoia National Forest
864,991
TOTALS
Total National Forest
10,904,041
Total National Park
1,731,818
Total National Monument
328,567
GRAND TOTAL
12,964,426

22 Wilderness Areas to explore and protect in the Sierra

Name Location Acreage
Lassen Volcanic NP Lassen Volcanic NP
78,982
Caribou Lassen NF
20,546
Ishi Lassen NF
42,866
Bucks Lake Plumas NF
24.023
Granite Chief Tahoe NF
25,748
Desolation Eldorado NF
63,475
Mokelumne Eldorado NF, Stanislaus NF, Toiyabe NF
100,848
Carson-Iceberg Stanislaus NF, Toiyabe NF
161,501
Emigrant Stanislaus NF
112,338
Yosemite Yosemite National Park
681,150
Hoover Toiyabe NF, Inyo NF
48,622
Ansel Adams Inyo NF, Sierra NF
230,260
Kaiser Sierra NF
22,700
John Muir Sierra NF, Inyo NF
581,153
Dinkey Lakes Sierra NF
30,000
Monarch Sequoia NF, Giant Sequoia NM
44,896
Jennie Lakes Sequoia NF
10,289
Sequoia-Kings Canyon Sequoia-Kings Canyon NP
736,980
Golden Trout Sequoia NF, Inyo NF
305,464
South Sierra Inyo NF
60,324
Sacatar Trail BLM
51,900
Domeland Sequoia NF, BLM
130,995
Chimney Peak BLM
13,700
Owens Peak BLM
74,060
Kiavah BLM, Sequoia NF
88,298
Bright Star BLM
9,520
TOTAL
3,726,639
Administered by:

National Park Service: 1,497,092 acres
US Forest Service: 1,955,777 acres
Bureau of Land Management: 273,770 acres

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