Bear Valley Trail Stewardship

A note to BVTS volunteers:

As you know, we usually start our trail work season as soon as the snow melts in June.   However, the Forest Service has closed all USFS lands until June 30th.

We will be contacting all of you with more information as the date draws nearer.  Feel free to contact us if you have any further questions.

A non-profit dedicated to building and improving the trails

in Bear Valley, CA and the region

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A new schedule coming


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How the Covid Order

Affects Our Stanislaus Forest

Trail work and recreation may be delayed...

Past Events

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Our Local BV Trails

For eons the native Miwok and Washoe tribes built and used trails to the many lakes, rivers and mountain tops for hunting and gathering in the greater Bear Valley region.  Later the first European settlers used these trails to establish routes across the Central Sierra crest to search for gold and settle California.


Today the Bear Valley region’s trails have taken on a new purpose.  They provide recreation for hikers, mountain bikers, equestrians and others user groups. The Bear Valley Trail Stewardship’s mission is to link the local and visitor communities together through the building, maintaining, and enhancement of the region’s recreational trails.  The Bear Valley Trail Stewardship invites you to experience our trails and join us in our mission.  To stay informed or learn how to get involved, CLICK HERE,  or learn ABOUT BVTS.

~Michael Cooke, BVTS President~



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DONATE to help us maintain and build great multi-use trails in the Highway 4 corridor.  Your donations help buy tools and put on "Thank You" events for our trail volunteers    DONATE HERE

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