|Facilities: There are many developed campgrounds throughout the Cleveland National Forest.|
Best Time To Visit: Cleveland National Forest is open year-round. Most areas of the forest are open year round offering a variety of recreational activities.
Fees: Many of the facilities and services in the Cleveland National Forest are free. Some areas and facilities in the Cleveland National Forest, as well as in the other national forests of Southern California, require the Adventure Pass or other recreation fees to help maintain, manage and improve the amenities that forest visitors enjoy.
Accessibility: Accessibility varies from activity to activity.
Rules: General rules for National Forests and National Grasslands include details about camping, pets, and other topics. Etiquette expected of visitors is outlined in the Leave No Trace program. A National Forest Adventure Pass is required for vehicles parked in some areas.
Directions: The Cleveland National Forest is most easily accessed from Los Angeles, California, or from San Diego, California. The Forest encompasses over 460,000 acres of land in Southern California.
Map: Click here for a map to Cleveland National Forest
Reservations: Reservations are not needed or required to visit Cleveland National Forest. Most of the forest is first-come, first-served. Some areas and campgrounds do accept reservations.