El Cariso Visitor Center

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

[Photo]: El Cariso Visitor Center
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

El Cariso Visitor Center

 

Located on the Trabuco Ranger District the El Cariso Visitor Center opened to the public on October 8. 2004. The visitor center is open on Saturday's, expect the third Saturday of the month, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The center is located next to the El Cariso fire station off of the Ortega Highway. At 32353 Ortega Highway Elsinore, CA 92530 Phone number 951-678-3700.

 

[Photo]: Interior of El Cariso Visitors Center
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exhibits and Information Inside

 

The visitor center provides visitors with campground, recreational opportunities, forest use restrictions information, and wilderness permits.

 

 

[Photo]: Inside the El Cariso Visitors Center
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Get campground information.

 

 

 

[Photo]: El Cariso Visitors Center informational sign.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Maps and recreation passes cannot be purchased at the visitor center but may be may be purchased online.
 
Maps
Visitor maps for each national forest and grassland provide forest-wide information on attractions, facilities, services, and opportunities. These maps are available to purchase from individual forests, the National Forest Map Store and many retail outlets. If you would like to purchase a map online, please go to the National Forest Map Store at http://www.nationalforestmapstore.com.
 
Maps for Mobile Devices
 
The PDF Maps Mobile App, developed by Avenza Systems Inc., is available as a free download from iTunes and the Android Play Store. The app provides access to Forest Service maps, such as motor-vehicle-use maps, which are free while pages from national forest atlases are 99 cents and forest visitor maps are $4.99.
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Parking
Fees You may purchase a recreation pass from a local vendor or you can visit one of the district offices.  For a list of vendors please click here. To purchase your recreation pass online, please click here.
Permit Info: You can pick up your wilderness permit here.
Restrictions: You can ask about local forest use restictions.
Restroom: No
Passes: Recreation passes cannot be purchased at the visitor center but may be may be purchased online, from a local vendor, or from one of the district offices.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: You may obtain general information and wilderness permits from the visitor center.

General Information

Directions:

The center is located next to the El Cariso fire station off of the Ortega Highway. At 32353 Ortega Highway Elsinore, CA 92530 Phone number 951-678-3700. 


Activities


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Amenities

Interpretive Site
Parking