Cleveland National Forest


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Cleveland National Forest

Address:10845 Rancho Bernardo Rd, Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92127

Phone:858-673-6180
Fax:858-673-6192
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r5/cleveland
Size: 460,000 acres.
Location:Southwestern California, extending 35 miles from Orange County to within 5 miles of Mexico. Accessible by US 15 and 8. Nearby cities/towns include Corona, Escondido, Ramona, Alpine, and San Diego.
Facilities:15 campgrounds, 7 picnic sites, trails (356 miles), ORV areas (2,160 acres), shooting ranges.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, ORV riding, shooting, horseback riding, bird watching.
Special Features:Includes Laguna and Palomar mountains and the famed Palomar Observatory with its 200-inch Hale telescope. The Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail passes through the forest (see entry in national trails section).

See other parks in California.
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Crews from both Cal Fire and Cleveland National Forest were deployed to the scene, according to NBC News.
In total, the fire destroyed roughly 2,800 buildings, of which 2,300 were homes, and burned more than 280,000 acres of California's forestland, including acreage in Cleveland National Forest.
The teens were in bad condition when rescuers found them in the Cleveland National Forest in Southern California; Cendoya, 19, was barefoot, shirtlessA and disoriented when rescuers found him last Wednesday, while Jack was found the next day without shoes and hanging for dear life onto a ledge, ABC News reported.
The wilderness, part of Cleveland National Forest, is a tumble of deep canyons and steep, rounded mountains that shelter hawks and lizards, sycamores and oaks.
Tom Gillette, District Ranger for the Cleveland National Forest, said: "Some of these areas haven't burned in nearly 40 years, creating a tremendous amount of potential fuel for wildfires.
The Project Area Is Located Within The Boundaries Of The Descanso Ranger District Of The Cleveland National Forest.
Cleveland National Forest (Orange County), Box 12610, Santa Ana 92712; (714) 836-2144.
Now, as a local wildfire burns in the Cleveland National Forest, near Corona, CA filling the region's air with smoke and ash, millions of Californians are feeling the effects and wondering what they can do to stay well.
Los Padres National Forest in Ventura County remains open, but Cleveland National Forest in Orange County and western Riverside County is also closing.
LOS ANGELES -- Offering a novel approach in planning for Southern California's future infrastructure needs, Metropolitan Water District today agreed to partner with Orange and Riverside counties in exploring a potential joint tunnel project under the Cleveland National Forest that would connect the counties.
Increased fire restrictions are scheduled to be announced today for the Angeles National Forest and the Cleveland National Forest to the south.
The Energy Bill also threatens California's coastline, giving the Department of Interior authority to grant permits to develop energy resources anywhere on the outer continental shelf, and mandates a previously rejected high voltage electricity transmission line through the Cleveland National Forest.

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