San Bernardino National Forest

Visitor Area/Centers in San Bernardino Nat'l Forest

Arrowhead Ranger Station

Welcome to the Arrowhead Ranger Station in Skyforest, near Lake Arrowhead on the Rim of the World Scenic Byway A scenic mountain retreat for residents and visitors alike, Montane conifer forest, and abundant recreation opportunities characterize this area. The west end of the Mountaintop Ranger District is a steep ...

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Barton Flats Visitor Center

The Barton Flats Visitor Center is the center of activities for the campgrounds in the area. Informal programs are presented with display animals from the San Bernardino County Museum. The Barton Flats area is home to over 20 organizational camps that attract up to 30,000 campers every year. ...

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Big Bear Ranger Station & Discovery Center

Stop by the Big Bear Discovery Center located on the north shore of Big Bear Lake to plan your adventures in the San Bernardino National Forest. The Big Bear Discovery Center is your gateway to adventure and discovery in the great outdoors. The Center is an educational and informational portal ...

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Children's Forest Visitor Center

Welcome to the Children's Forest and the country's only Visitor Center run by youth. Our Youth Hosts and Youth Naturalists are available to answer any questions you may have about the San Bernardino National Forest, whether it be about local flora and fauna or where to drive your ...

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Idyllwild Ranger Station

San Jacinto Ranger District - Idyllwild Ranger Station Photo: Idyllwild Ranger Sign at Pinecrest and Highway 243The San Jacinto Ranger District is located in Riverside County and encompasses the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains. The area includes steep to very steep canyons and elevations ranging from 2,000 feet to ...

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San Gorgonio Ranger Station

The Front Country Ranger District provides a scenic mountain backdrop for San Bernardino and other inland empire communities. The steep chaparral-covered slopes descend into shaded canyons which support important riparian habitat. With large urban communities surrounding its borders, the Front Country District is a haven for city dwellers seeking ...

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Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument

Welcome to the San Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains Visitor Center! The Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains rise abruptly from the desert floor, reaching an elevation of 10,834 feet at the summit of Mount San Jacinto. Providing a picturesque backdrop to local communities, the National Monument significantly ...

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