The San Bernardino National Forest is located in the south western area of California.
Where is this Forest?


Maps & Publications

Sample image of a topo mapbook index



Recreation Forest Visitor Map

"Visitor Maps" for each national forest and grassland provide forest-wide information on attractions, facilities, services, and opportunities.  You may view the San Bernardino National Forest recreation map on-line or purchase maps and mapbooks.

Motorized Vehicle Use Maps

The Motor Vehicle Use Map displays National Forest System routes (roads and trails) or areas designated open to motorized travel. The Motor Vehicle Use Map also displays uses allowed by vehicle class (highway-legal vehicles, vehicles less than 50 inches wide and motorcycles), and seasonal allowances.

Mineral Resource Assessment of the San Bernardino National Forest

California executive summary and a non-technical summary for land and resource managers. This report was provided by the U.S. Department of Interior, U.S. Geological Survey 1993.

Technical Mapping Resources

The FSGeodata Clearinghouse is a web-based resource designed to distribute the agency’s extensive geospatial data holdings. Forest Service employees, other federal, state and local agencies, tribal governments, and the public can use the site to search, view, and download geospatial data such as roads, trails, national forest

Digital Maps for Mobile Devices

The U.S. Forest Service now offers access to a variety of visitor maps for people using Android and iOS devices.

How to read a map

Do you know how to read a map? We recommend this great tutorial from our partner Tread Lightly.

San Bernardino National Forest Visitor Guide

Now available to view online and print at home!  This is the forest's 20 page guide containing a variety of useful information for visitors to the forest.  You need Adobe Reader to view this file (4.15 MB).  This guide is also available for free at all San Bernardino National Forest offices and visitor centers. 

Visitor Handouts

This is just a sampling of the types of handouts that are free at your local ranger station.  (you'll need Adobe Reader to view and print these files)