Choose from the following to find a site: Hikers on Middle Fork Trail in the Cucamonga Wilderness with rugged mountain scenery all around them


Hiking is a popular activity on the forest. There are dozens of scenic trails suited for day hiking as well as overnight trips, including the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT). The PCT is one of 11 National Scenic Trails and it links together the great mountains of the west through California, Oregon, and Washington.

Know Before You Go

Check with the local ranger station for trail information, permit requirements, maps, and current conditions. Remember, weather may change quickly, especially at high elevations, at any time of the year. Check weather forecasts and avoid storms. Leave your itinerary with a friend.


Not sure where to start?

Below are some of the hiking handouts you can find at local Ranger Stations. Each has a list of popular trails with a short description, mileage, and level of difficulty. You need Adobe Reader to view and/or print these files below.

Responsible Hiking:

Hiking is an activity enjoyed by many, together we can work to keep trails clean and ensure all visitors have a pleasurable experience in the outdoors.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities