Ranger Stations is a term used to describe a specific base of operation used by United States Forest Service, in order to administer and maintain the national forests and grasslands of The United States of America. There are three station in the Fear universe, that either appear physically, or are mentioned indirectly.
- The Ranger Station on Catrina Island and operated by George Geary.
- The Ranger Station at Shuteye Peak, mentioned in Fear the Walking Dead: Radio Waves by the Ranger stationed there.
- The Ranger Station in Montana. (Mentioned by George Geary).
Each serves a different function in the Fear universe.
The Ranger Station on Catrina Island serves as a respite Center for Madison Clark and her group, as well as a refuge for George Geary and his family.
The Ranger Station in Montana, as mentioned by George Geary, does not appear but serves as an indicator of how fast the infection in progressing.
The Ranger Station at Shuteye Peak is mentioned in a broadcast by the Ranger stationed there. Its excistence is threatened by the rampant forest fires that were caused by Operation Cobalt, and it serves as as an indicator of how hastily planned out Operation Cobalt was.