On July 1st, 1908 President Theodore Roosevelt signed a declaration that created the Cleveland National Forest. Now, more than 100 years later, the Cleveland National Forest provides habitat for native wildlife, as well as a natural refuge and playground for many of the 3 million plus residents in the greater San Diego area. Read more about the history of the Cleveland National Forest how it was founded and evolved into the forest it is today!
Winter Storm Road Closures
The Forest closed many roads due to the winter storm. Call your local district office for current conditions. For a list of closures, click here.
Forest Seeks Public Comment on Off-Highway Vehicle Grant Application
Forest officials will submit a cooperative grant application to the California Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) Division for 2013/2014 "Green Sticker" grants. For more information, click here.
Star Party Dates for 2014
An exciting amateur astronomy project occurs each spring, summer, and fall at Palomar Mountain's Observatory Campground. For more details, click here.
FS & CPUC Announce Supplemental Scoping Period for the SDGE Master Special Use Permit and Permit to Construct Power Line Replacement Project
Forest Service officials, in conjunction with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), announced the beginning of a supplemental scoping period to provide the public with an additional opportunity to comment on the topics and alternatives that should be included in the Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS) being prepared for the SDG&E proposal. More information is available on the project website .
So. Cal Forests Release Draft Record of Decision for Land Management Plan Amendment for a Proposed Amendment to the Land Management Plans.
The publication of a legal notice in each national forest’s newspaper of record begins the 60-day objection period. The Draft RODs and Final SEIS can be found on the project webpage .
While the Orosco Ridge Shooting Area is closed, general recreation and hunting is not allowed. The Forest Service is maintaining the closure of the Orosco Ridge Recreational Target Shooting Area for an indefinite amount of time due to public safety concerns and the presence of hazardous materials.