About the Forest

Interesting Facts About The Cleveland National Forest

Ranger deressed in a older time period costume standing and talking.

 

  • Number of People estimated to live within 2 hours travel of the Forest:  20 million
  • Number of endangered plant and animal species found on the Forest: 22
  • Highest point of land on the Forest:  Monument Peak at 6,271' - Descanso Ranger District
  • Highest point of land on the Trabuco Ranger District:  Santiago Peak at 5,687'
  • Highest point of land on the Palomar Ranger District:  High Point at 6,140'
  • Highest point of land on the Descanso Ranger District:  Monument Peak at 6,271'
  • Lowest point of land on the Forest:  El Capitan Dam area at 651' - Descanso Ranger District
  • Lowest elevation on the Trabuco Ranger District:  San Juan Fire Station at 1,220'
  • Lowest elevation on the Palomar Ranger District:  El Capitan Lake at 750'
  • Lowest elevation on the Descanso Ranger District:  El Capitan Dam area at 651'
  • Portion of the Forest Closest to the Pacific Ocean:  San Mateo Canyon Wilderness - Trabuco Ranger District
  • Portion of Forest Farthest from the Pacific Ocean:  Indian Flats - Palomar Ranger District




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