This Spring: Leave only Flowers and not Trash. Big Laguna Trail Gazing at Cuyapaipe Peak from Stevenson Peak By Alexander S. Kunz Pacific Crest Trail at Fosters Point Photo By Alexander S. Kunz Garnet Peak at the Transition Zone Photo By Alexander S. Kunz Laguna Mountains at Monument Peak Photo By Alexander S. Kunz Trabuco Winter Landscape Santiago's Peak and Hiker
 

USDA Forest Service Invests in Infrastructure Improvements on National Forests

The USDA Forest Service announced the investment of $285 million to fund Great American Outdoors Act projects across the nation that will help address critical deferred maintenance and improve transportation and recreation infrastructure on national forests. Read the entire News ReleaseProjects in the Pacific Southwest Region 

Holy Fire Burn Area Closure

An extended closure has been implemented for the Holy Fire burned area and will be in effect until October 2021. 

Valley Fire Burn Area Closure

The Valley Fire started on September 5, 2020, burning areas of the Descanso Ranger District. The Valley Fire closure area has been reduced in size and select roads and trails will reopen on December 15th. Corral Canyon OHV Area is also now open to the public. To see the the Valley Burn Area, please refer to the area closure order and map.

Visiting National Forests

Outdoor recreation can be beneficial for your health but must be practiced safely. We recommend exercising close to your home and complying with local and state guidance for not traveling for your recreation needs. If an area is crowded, please search for a less occupied location. Stay safe. For more on avoiding COVID-19, visit www.coronavirus.gov.

Please avoid visiting national forests if you are sick and/or experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. Follow CDC guidance on personal hygiene and social distancing before and during your visit to the forest.

If an area is crowded, move to a less occupied location. Also consider avoiding the forest during high-use periods.

Digital Passes For Adventure Pass Fee Sites Now Available

The Cleveland National Forest is now offering digital passes for recreation fee sites! Purchase a day use digital pass prior to your visit  at https://www.recreation.gov/ or onsite at one of our fee locations (cell coverage dependent).

Virtual Services 

This office has moved to virtual services. You can access our forest maps at https://www.fs.fed.us/ivm/. If you need immediate assistance or have any questions, please call 858-673-6180. 

Versión en Español

Esta oficina se ha cambiado a servicios virtuales. Ud. puede accedar los mapas de nuestros bosques en https://www.fs.fed.us/ivm. Si necesita atención inmediata o tiene alguna pregunta, por favor llame al 858-673-6180.

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Holy Fire Closure Info

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Holy Fire closure order, maps, and BAER reports. The burn area will be closed until October 2021.

Pacific Crest Trail

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Heres what you should know about hiking Section A (first 110 miles) of the Pacific Crest Trail through the Cleveland National Forest

 




The Goldspotted Oak Borer

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Find out how to recognize infected wood, how to stop the beetle spread, and what you can do to protect your Oaks


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Do You Know Which Nature's Benefits Come from the Cleveland National Forest?

 

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