Alerts & Notices

Ongoing Fires and Emergencies - Incendios o Emergencias

Please check Incident Information System Web Site (InciWeb) for the most up-to-date information about wildfires burning in southern California, across the region, and the nation.

Fire Restrictions - Niveles de Peligro de Incendio

The Cleveland National Forest has implemented a two level Fire Restriction System for residents and visitors. General Fire Restrictions are in effect on a year-round basis. As burning conditions become more severe, the Forest will implement Elevated Fire Restrictions. Residents and visitors can call 619-593-2183 to hear a recorded message and find out what restrictions are in effect on the Cleveland National Forest and what activities are allowed/not allowed. Please visit our home page, and look in the upper right corner to see what level of fire restrictions we are currently under. Fire Restriction FAQs


General Fire Restrictions are currently in effect on the Forest.


For additional information on what activities may not be allowed on the Forest due to current Fire Restrictions, please contact the District Offices:

Trabuco Ranger District (Corona, CA): 1147 East Sixth Street, Corona, (951) 736-1811

Palomar Ranger District (Ramona, CA): 1634 Black Canyon Road, Ramona, (760) 788-0250

Descanso Ranger District (Alpine, CA): 3348 Alpine Boulevard, Alpine, (619) 445-6235

Public Advisories

Hunting: The Cleveland National Forest is open to hunting according to season schedules and hunting regulations set by the California Department of Fish and Game, all areas are restricted to entry by foot or vehicle, as noted above.

Abandoned Mine Cleanup and Safety Closures

Abandoned mines are dangerous and should be left alone. Many backcountry areas in southern California were historically used for mining. It is not know where all of these mining operations historically occurred. The Forest continues to clean up known abandoned mine materials left behind from past mining operations as funding and staffing permit.


Forest Road Status and Conditions

Vehicle access on Forest Roads may be restricted due to wet road conditions and/or fire or resource damage. For information on the status of specific roads, please view our Forest Road Status and Conditions table.


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  • Orosco Ridge Shooting Area Remains Closed