San Bernardino National Forest

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San Bernardino National Forest

Address:602 S Tippecanoe Ave
San Bernardino, CA 92408

Size: 818,999 acres.
Location:Southwestern California, east of Los Angeles. Accessible by US 60; CA 18 and 74. Nearby cities/towns include Palm Springs, Riverside, and San Bernardino.
Facilities:3 visitor centers, cabins, 23 campgrounds, 21 group camps, dispersed camping, 13 picnic areas, 5 equestrian campgrounds, 2 fishing piers, trails (598 miles), unpaved roads (1,178 miles), OHV areas, scenic drives, 3 shooting ranges, 5 downhill ski areas, snow play area.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, swimming, water-skiing, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, OHV riding, cross-country and downhill skiing, snowmobiling, snowboarding.
Special Features:6 wilderness areas; top fishing lakes Big Bear and Lake Hemet; Rim of the World Scenic Byway; a 193-mile portion of the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (see entry in national trails section); natural hot springs. Geological evidence of the San Andreas Fault can be seen around Lost Lake, the forest's only natural lake, which formed in a "sag" in the earth's surface.

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Through the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative, we've worked with the SCMF and USFS to create a model private-public collaboration that continues to increase safe, responsible access to popular public riding areas such as the San Bernardino National Forest," said Mike Martinez, Yamaha ATV/SxS group VP.
By contributing to this reforestation project in the San Bernardino National Forest, Larson-Juhl can help these sensitive species to grow and prosper in their natural habitat.
This classic trail guide for Southern California hikers describes 100 hikes that traverse the San Bernardino National Forest, the Santa Rosa Mountains, and the San Jacinto Mountains.
Pombo noted that the San Bernardino National Forest is a prime example of environmental policy run amok.
The blaze, fanned by high winds, has blackened 4,000 acres since it broke out during the week in the San Bernardino National Forest.
About 12,600 acres have burned since the fire started on Tuesday in the hilly residential areas near the San Bernardino National Forest.
When Los Angeles couple Lacie Harmon, 35, and Robin Greenspan, 37, invited a group of female friends to a campground in the San Bernardino National Forest in the fall of 2001, they intended the weekend to be a writers' retreat.
The worst fire, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, is near Lake Arrowhead in the San Bernardino National Forest, where 60,100 acres have already burned.
announced today that volunteers from across the company will help plant 80,000 trees in the San Bernardino National Forest this Saturday, May 9.
this rate," said Mike Dietrich, fire chief for the San Bernardino National Forest.
Gardner, a fire management officer for the Willamette National Forest's Middle Fork Ranger District, just started a temporary assignment with the San Bernardino National Forest.
Gene Zimmerman, of San Bernardino National Forest, said: "You can dream up horror films and they wouldn't be this bad.

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