2018 Mendo Complex Wildfire has affected this area. Expect some closures on trails and roads.
Stonyford Recreation Area
USFS Grindstone Ranger District
Mendocino National Forest
Fouts Campground NFS
Lat – 39° 21′ 35.05307″
Long – 122° 39′ 07.87442″
off highway vehicle use is abundant
Fouts Springs is multi-use recreation area on the east side of Mendocino National Forest. Located near the Snow Mountain Wilderness trailhead, this region is popular with the off-roaders and dirt bikers. Expect some noise if camping overnight on a weekend.
Excellent picnic spots along creek in springtime. Wildflowers bloom March-May. Campfire restrictions may begin as early as July, so know current fire conditions.
|Davis Flat Campground||1700′||20||mixed||vault||no||OHV + RV trailers|
|Fouts Campground||1700′||11||mixed||vault||piped||OHV trails|
|Little Stony Campground||1500′||8||pines||vault||no||OHV trails|
|Mill Creek Campground||1700′||5||mixed||yes||no||OHV trails|
|South Fork Campground||1700′||4||mixed||vault||creek||Stony Creek|
TRAVELERS NOTE: Tent campers, RV and truck campers can easily access this area, all paved roads. Exit Williams or Willows on I-5 and head west. A decent back country map or Mendocino National Forest Map is advised; Numerous canyons, forested creeks and campgrounds. Always check with Mendocino National Forest for road closures and conditions.
OFF-ROADERS NOTE: Use caution on paved access road M10, especially when driving with trailers or large RVs. Narrow road, long and winding with blind curves and no guard rails. Always check with Mendocino National Forest for road closures and trail conditions.
Mendocino Ranger Stations can be found on link below