Offices

The forest Supervisor's Office is the headquarters for forest leadership, program managers and resources that are used to manage the San Bernardino National Forest.

  • Supervisor's Office

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    Open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and closed from 1 to 2 p.m. Pass and permit sales, 8:30 a.m to 3:30 p.m. Call ahead to inquire on Collection Officer availability of Adventure Passes, Interagency Passes and Forest Product Permits prior to visiting.

    Physical and mailing address: San Bernardino National Forest, 602 S. Tippecanoe Ave., San Bernardino, CA 92408; (909) 382-2600 (Voice mail); (800) 735-2922 (TDD/TTY); Fire Information Center: During major wildfires call (909) 383-5688.

The forest is divided into three areas designated as Ranger Districts. Each district has its own management staff led by a district ranger, who is located at a Ranger District office. The forest also has several visitor centers operated by forest staff and partner organizations.

  • Mountaintop Ranger District and Discovery Center

    Picture of the front entrance to the Big Bear Discovery Center

    40971  North Shore Drive, Highway 38
    P.O. Box 290
    Fawnskin, CA 92333

    Phone (909) 382-2790

    The Discovery Center is open Thursday through Monday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call ahead to inquire on the availability of Adventure Passes, Interagency Passes and Forest Product Permits

     

  • Front Country Ranger District

    Picture of the front entrance to the Lytle Creek Ranger Station

    1209 Lytle Creek Road
    Lytle Creek, CA 92358

    Phone (909) 382-2851

    Open Thursday through Monday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m and closed from 1 to 2 p.m. Pass and permit sales, 8:30 a.m to 3:30 p.m. Call ahead to inquire on Collection Officer availability of Adventure Passes, Interagency Passes and Forest Product Permits prior to visiting.

     

  • Mill Creek Visitor Center

    A picture of the front entrance to the Mill Creek Visitor Center

    34701 Mill Creek Road
    Mentone, CA 92359

    Phone (909) 382-2882

    Mill Creek Vistor Center is open on Friday through Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

     

  • Barton Flats Visitor Center

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    We are located on State Highway 38, seven miles east of Angelus Oaks, between Glass Road and Barton Flats Campground.

     

    Summer Season Only -Saturdays & Sundays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Phone (909) 794-4861

  • San Jacinto Ranger District

    A picture of the front entrance to the San Jacinto Ranger Station

    54270 Pine Crest
    P.O. Box 518
    Idyllwild, CA 92549

    Phone (909) 382-2921

    Call ahead to inquire on the availability of Adventure Passes, Interagency Passes, Wilderness Permits, and Forest Product Permits

     

  • Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument

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    51500 Highway 74
    Palm Desert, CA 92260

    Phone (760) 862-9984

    Open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (Closed Monday through Thursday) from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

     

Firearms, loaded or unloaded, concealed or openly carried, are prohibited inside federal facilities

Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 930, firearms are not allowed in federal facilities. In addition, items not allowed include any that are prohibited by any applicable federal, state, local, or tribal law and/or ordinance, such as dangerous weapons, explosives, or other destructive devices, including their individual parts or components, that are designed, redesigned, used, intended for use, or readily converted to cause injury, death, or property damage. This list applies to all facility occupants, contractors, and visitors.