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Adventure Pass - Standard Amenity Fee Area (SAFAs)

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Find a SAFA:   A listing of the SAFAs (Standard Amenity Fee Area) is located below. Use these “quick links” to go directly to the SAFA list for a particular National Forest.

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Maps:  Maps of SAFAs are now available from this website. Click on the SAFA name in the left-hand column of the list and you will be taken to the map for that fee area. From there you may print a PDF version of the map – in color!

Fees in SAFAs:  Road entrances to SAFAs are signed. Adventure Passes or Interagency Passes are required for recreation use of all SAFAs and Special Recreation Permit areas on these forests. There is one exception: The San Gabriel Off Highway Vehicle area on the Angeles National Forest requires a separate Special Recreation Permit. Adventure Passes and Interagency Passes are not accepted for payment of the fee at that location.

Some Forest Service operated campgrounds within SAFAs require a separate overnight camping fee. At these campgrounds Adventure Passes and Interagency Passes are accepted for payment of day-use fees for picnicking – time limits are posted. Privately operated concessionaire sites are not required to accept the Adventure Pass. Most concession operated sites do accept the Interagency Senior and Access Passes for a discount.

Fee Areas - Angeles National Forest

Area Name

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Area Type Areas Included Approximate Acres For Detailed Information Check with Nearest Forest Service Office Nearest Cities or Towns

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Big Pines/ Big Rock SAFA Portions of Big Rock Creek and Boulder Cyn to the town of Wrightwood, and from Wrightwood to the Sheep Mountain Wilderness. 14,000

Bouquet Canyon Ranger Station

661-296-9710

Wrightwood, Valyermo & Pearblossom, CA
Littlerock SAFA Littlerock Creek Canyon 13,400

Bouquet Canyon Ranger Station

661-296-9710

Littlerock, Palmdale & Pearblossom, CA
Rowher / Drinkwater SAFA Rowher Flat OHV and Drinkwater Flat OHV Designated Area; and portion of  Bouquet Canyon 25,000

Bouquet Canyon Ranger Station

661-296-9710

Acton, Santa Clarita & Palmdale, CA
Elizabeth Lake SAFA Elizabeth Lake 300

Bouquet Canyon Ranger Station

661-296-9710

Lake Hughes, CA
Frenchmens Flat SAFA Frenchmens Flat 2,200

Bouquet Canyon Ranger Station

661-296-9710

Gorman & Castaic, CA
San Gabriel Canyon SRP Confluence of the San Gabriel River North and East forks 250

Glendora Ranger Station

626-335-1251

Azusa, Irwindale & Glendaor, CA
San Gabriel Canyon SAFA Portion of San Gabriel River drainage 35,800

Glendora Ranger Station

626-335-1251

Azusa, Irwindale & Glendaor, CA
Mt Baldy SAFA San Antonio Canyon from Mount Harwood to Forest boundary 11,500

Glendora Ranger Station

626-335-1251

Claremont & Upland, CA
Big Tujunga SAFA Portion of Lower Big Tujunga Canyon 14,700

Little Tujunga Ranger Station

818-899-1900

Sunland & San Fernando, CA
Angeles Forest SAFA Portion of  Big Santa Anita Canyon and  West Fork of San Gabriel,  Strawberry and Josephine Peaks, Georges Gap, Brown Mountain, Millard Canyon 23,700

Little Tujunga Ranger Station

818-899-1900

La Canada, Sierra Madre & Pasadena & Altadena, CA
Angeles Crest SAFA Portion of the scenic byway from Shortcut Saddle to Islip Saddle. 21,800

Little Tujunga Ranger Station

818-899-1900

LaCanada/Flintridge Wrightwood, CA

Fee Areas - Cleveland National Forest
Area Name

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Area Type Areas Included Approximate Acres For Detailed Information Check with Nearest Forest Service Office Nearest Cities or Towns

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Laguna SAFA Includes all of the Laguna Recreation Area plus the Sunrise Highway area and Pine Creek drainage 26,460

Alpine Ranger Station

619-445-6235

Alpine & Pine Valley, CA
Corral Canyon SAFA Existing Corral Canyon OHV Area 3,030

Alpine Ranger Station

619-445-6235

Alpine & Pine Valley, CA
Orosco SRP Orosco Shooting Area 2,000

Goose Valley Ranger Station

760-788-0250

Ramona, CA
Ortega SAFA Includes Ortega Higway Corridor, Blue Jay Area, El Cariso Area, South Main Divide 6,240

Corona Ranger Station

951-736-1811

Lake Elsinore, CA
Wildomar SAFA Existing Wildomar OHV Area 1,080

Corona Ranger Station

951-736-1811

Lake Elsinore, CA
Holy Jim SAFA Trabuco Canyon 1,040

Corona Ranger Station

951-736-1811

Mission Viejo & Lake Elsinore, CA
Tenaja SAFA Tenaja Area to Tenaja Falls 480

Corona Ranger Station

951-736-1811

Lake Elsinore, CA

Fee Areas - Los Padres National Forest

Area Name

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Area Type Areas Included Approximate Acres For Detailed Information Check with Nearest Forest Service Office Nearest Cities or Towns

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Pozo/La Panza

SAFA Area includes Pozo/La Panza OHV system and associated sites along the La Panza Range from Black Mt. southeast to the Machesna Mt. Wilderness boundary. 21,180

Santa Maria Ranger Station

805-925-9538

Pozo & Santa Margarita, CA

Santa Ynez

SAFA High use complex runs along the Santa Ynez River from the Gibraltar Dam west to the Forest boundary. All sites are under concession. SAF for Day Use Areas are for convenience of the public. 6,020

Paradise Ranger Station

805-967-3481

Los Olivos, Goleta, Santa Barbara, CA

Figueroa

SAFA Complex includes Figueroa Mt. and associated sites. Access is through the Figueroa Mt. and Happy Canyon Roads. It is bordered Figueroa Mt. Road, Zaca Ridge Road and Catway OHV Route on the north and west, San Rafael Wilderness on the northeast and generally along the Figueroa Mt. Road and Cachuma CG on the South. 9,670

Santa Maria Ranger Station

805-925-9538

Los Olivos, Solvang & Buellton, CA

Rose Valley

SAFA Rose Valley SAFA is generally bordered by Sespe Creek on the north, Highway 33 on the west, Sespe Wilderness on the east, and Rose Valley CG to the south. 3,130

Ojai Ranger Station

805-646-4348

Ojai & Ventura, CA

Ballinger

SAFA The Ballinger SAFA is generally bordered by Highway 33 on the west, Forest Road 9N09 on the south, private property on the north and Valle Vista CG to the east. It encompasses the Ballinger OHV designated route complex. 17,210

Chuchupate Ranger Station

661-245-3731

Frazier Park, Gorman & Castaic, CA

Goldhill

SAFA Goldhill serves the OHV community and is adjacent to the Hungry Valley State Vehicular Recreation Area. It generally lies between Goldhill and Bear Mt. Peaks to the south and Maxy Peak to the north. 5,480

Chuchupate Ranger Station

661-245-3731

Frazier Park, Gorman & Castaic, CA

Mt. Pinos (winter)

SAFA This area is basically a corridor along Forest Service Road 9N24 that receives significant impacts from winter snow play. 430

Chuchupate Ranger Station

661-245-3731

Frazier Park, Gorman, Castaic & Maracopa, CA

Nordhoff Ridge (OHV)

SRP OHV route traditionally under permit with allocated use on 16 miles. 2,420

Ojai Ranger Station

805-646-4348

Frazier Park, Ojai & Maracopa, CA

Potrero Seco (OHV)

SRP OHV route traditionally under permit with allocated use on 14 miles. 1,460

Ojai Ranger Station

805-646-4348

Frazier Park, Ojai & Maracopa, CA

Fee Areas - San Bernardino National Forest
Area Name

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Area Type Areas Included Approximate Acres For Detailed Information Check with Nearest Forest Service Office Nearest Cities or Towns

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Lytle Creek SAFA Portions of the North and Middle Forks of Lytle Creek. 3,830

Lytle Creek Ranger Station

909-382-2851

Devore, Fontana & Rialto, CA
Falls SAFA Picnic area and wilderness trailhead complex 1,050

Mill Creek Ranger Station

909-382-2881

Forest Falls, Mentone & Redlands, CA
Arrowhead
(east)
(west)
SAFA Portions of the scenic byway, Children's Forest and the Lake Arrowhead vicinity. 39,480

Skyforest Ranger Station

909-382-2782

Lake Arrowhead, Skyforest & Running Springs, CA
Big Bear North
(east)
(west)
SAFA Portions of the scenic byway and areas north of Big Bear Lake. 39,590

Big Bear Discovery Center

909-382-2790

Big Bear Lake, Fawnskin, Big Bear City, CA
Big Bear (south) SAFA Areas south of Big Bear Lake. 9,080

Big Bear Discovery Center

909-382-2790

Big Bear Lake, Fawnskin, Big Bear City, CA
Barton Flats
(east)
(west)
SAFA Barton Flats, Heart Bar, Coon Creek 22,150

Big Bear Discovery Center

909-382-2790

Big Bear Lake, Fawnskin, Big Bear City, Forest Falls & Mentone CA
Black Mountain SAFA Black Mountain Scenic Area, Marion Mountain 9,050

Idyllwild Ranger Station

909-382-2921

Idyllwild, Pine Cove & Banning, CA
Thomas Mountain SAFA Thomas Mtn, Toolbox Spring 2,020

Idyllwild Ranger Station

909-382-2921

Idyllwild, Pine Cove, Lake Hemet & Anza, CA




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