Welcome to San Bernardino National Forest
San Bernardino National Forest
From the arid deserts to the tallest alpine mountains in Southern California, our forest is recognized as a top destination for people escaping the urban grind for a peaceful retreat in nature.
The Fire Danger Rating is Moderate
Please make sure the forest roads you're planning on exploring are indeed open before you go on your next adventure.
The beauty and peacefulness of the forest may make you feel carefree, but you must remain vigilant for potentially dangerous situations.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Some of the questions people ask the most are answered here, or links are provided to more detailed information.
Digital Passes For Adventure Pass Fee Sites Now Available
The San Bernardino National Forest is now offering digital passes for recreation fee sites! Purchase a day use digital pass prior to your visit or onsite at one of our fee locations (cell coverage dependent).
Explore Where to Go!
Explore Where to Go by area on the San Bernardino National Forest.
Volunteers Help Make the San Bernardino National Forest Go ’Round
Volunteers on the San Bernardino National Forest give back to the land they love.
Every Kid Outdoors Program and Pass
We are proud to help launch the Every Kid Outdoors program, as part of President Obama’s commitment to ensure that every American has the opportunity to visit and enjoy public lands.
Successfully managing wildfires is a year-round job that requires action before they start, while they are burning, and after they are out.
What to Know About the Goldspotted Oak Borer
Find out to recognize infected wood, how to stop the beetle spread and what you can do to protect your oaks.