PINECREST, Calif. — July 3, 2015 Summer is here and The Breakfast Cafe at Dodge Ridge is now open. Start your day off with a delicious breakfast featuring a variety of freshly prepared breakfast items including: fresh eggs, cinnamon roll french toast, breakfast burritos, mimosas, Starbucks coffee, espresso, and more. Wi-Fi is also available to use while you enjoy your breakfast. The Breakfast Cafe is located inside Dodge Ridge’s North Fork Bistro and is a short 3 mile drive up Dodge Ridge Rd. from Pinecrest Lake. Join us every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday all summer long from 7:00 – 11:30 am.
Enjoy the fresh mountain air this summer and camp at one of 8 campgrounds: Pinecrest, Meadowview, Boulder Flat, Brightman Flat, Dardanelle, Pigeon Flat, Eureka Valley, and Fraser Flat. Pinecrest and Meadowview campground are both within walking distance to Pinecrest Lake. Each campsite is suitable for a variety of tent and trailer/RV camping. Pinecrest is great for all ages and offers a variety of activities you and your family will be sure to enjoy. Located 10 miles below Pinecrest is Fraser Flat. This campground is located on the banks of the South Fork of the Stanislaus River and provides picturesque views. If you are looking for a true high country camping experience the Brightman Complex offers 5 campgrounds on the banks of the Stanislaus River, 20 miles East of Pinecrest. These campgrounds are some of the highest on the Sonora Pass and offer some of the best fishing, hiking, and scenery in the region. For complete list of Dodge Ridge Campgrounds visit DodgeRidge.com and to make a reservation please visit Recreation.gov.
The Three Forest Interpretive Association, a non-profit educational organization, that serves the Stanislaus National Forest offers a variety of Ranger led programs near and around Pinecrest, CA. Programs include daytime activities, evening campfire presentations, star gazing programs, guided hikes, and hands on activities. Both children and adults will find themselves having a great time all while learning about their surroundings and local history. To learn more about the Three Forest Interpretive Association or to view their program guide visit 3Forests.us/Stanislaus.