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Tour Cleveland National Forest CNF
10845 Rancho Bernardo Rd, Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92127-2107; 858-673-6180;
Southern most of protected forest lands in California includes 430,000
acres of San Diego, Orange and Riverside divided into three distinct
areas. Comprises of conifer woodlands and chaparral.
CNF was originally set aside by President Roosevelt in 1908
to protect its watershed (not all national forests are designated to
Until the arrival in San Diego of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, these lands
were known only to the desert and coastal Indian tribes who used them.
The Kumeyaay, Luiseños, Cahuilla and Cupeño found a good living on the abundant acorns and game.
Many of our trails today follow those routes first used by these early dwellers.
The popular driving loop to see the best of Cleveland N.F. is to
follow Sunrise Highway (County Hwy-S1) up past Mount Laguna.
Wildlife native to the forest include mountain lions, bobcats,
mule deer and even a subspecies of banana slug.
Over 78 sensitive, threatened or endangered species live here.
Birding - Includes the Golden Eagle.
Laguna Meadow - One of Southern California's
great mountain meadows. Scenic hiking trails and spring wildflowers located of
Sunrise Highway (Hwy-S1).
El Prado Campground - Located off Sunrise
Volcan Mountain Wilderness Preserve - Outdoor trails (619) 765-0650;
Roberts Ranch - Outdoor trails (619) 445-3904
Cleveland NF provides limited opportunities for game and bird hunting during select seasons only.
Licensed game hunting is limited to rabbits, deer, pigeons, quail, geese and turkey.
No hunting permitted within 150 yards of any residence, campground, ranger station or highway.
Forest Trail Guide;
Cleveland NF maintains many miles worth of mountain trails suitable for hiking, mountain biking,
equestrian and/or ATV use. This includes Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail.
Tour Pacific Crest Trail PCT
The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is the jewel in the crown of America’s scenic trails, spanning 2,650 miles from Mexico to Canada.
Hikers cross the beauty of the desert, glaciated expanses of the Sierra Nevada,
and provides commanding vistas of volcanic peaks and glaciers in the Cascade Range.
The trail also passes through historic mining sites and evidence of human’s endless quest
for natural resources.
Cleveland Forest Districts
Cleveland NF is divided into three ranger districts:
Trabuco Forest District - North
Palomar Forest District - Central
Descanso Forest District - South
Tour Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
600,000 acre Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, the
largest state park in the contiguous United States and voted the
#1 state park in California by National Geographic. This area was
first traversed by Spanish explorer Juan Batiste de Anza in 1774.
Visitors can traverse canyons full of desert palms, ancient pictographs,
majestic cactus and early spring wildflowers.
San Mateo Canyon Wilderness
This 38,484-acre San Mateo Canyon wilderness is located in Orange, Riverside, and San Diego Counties.
It is a place for solitude and rest from the busier forest areas in southern California.
As a result, you may still heard noises from surrounding development in some areas of the wilderness.
Ronald Caspers Wilderness Park
Santa Ana Mountains
8,000 acre protected wilderness preserve nestled among the river terraces and sandstone
canyons of the western coastal Santa Ana Mountains.
One of the best outdoor wilderness locations in San Diego and home to formerly the
largest astronimical observatory in the world. Site of Palomar State Park.
Rancho Cuyamaca State Park
The beautiful park offers camping and hiking in an oak woodland forest,
with a sprinkling of pines and lovely meadows with creeks.
There are over 100 miles of trails which accommodate hikers, bikers, and equestrians.
Agua Tibia Wilderness
15,934, wilderness area created in 1975 in the Northern portion of the Palomar Ranger District.
This mountainous area is cut by many deep canyons containing only intermittent streams with
chaparral, oak woodlands and some coniferous forests at the higher elevations.
Tour Mount Laguna
Mountain Resort, Astronomy Observatory and Wilderness Adventures in the southeastern corner
Tour Alpine California
This mountain community situated near 4000 ft elevation enjoys some of the best weather
in America. Residents and visitors seek the outdoors and activities such as
boating, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, and the annual Lakeside Rodeo.
Loveland Reservoir - Fishing
Fish Stock: Bass, Catfish, Bluegill, Red-eared Sunfish;
Loveland Reservoir, near Alpine, has a capacity of 25,400 acre feet.
Its dam is 203 feet high and 765 feet wide, and was completed in 1945.
Carlsbad Sheraton Resort Hotel
5480 Grand Pacific Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008;
Location: Cannon Road Exit from I-5 Freeway
This new upscale luxury resort opens in February 2008 and is positioned to become
the most exciting property in Southern California. It is situated on a hilltop looking towards
the Pacific Ocean and adjacent to both Legoland California and the Crossings Golf Course.
The resort has eleven large banquet rooms and is the largest meeting facility for
San Diego North County area and is closeby to the Carlsbad Ranch business district.
Over 25,000 square feet of meeting and conference facilities.
Carlsbad Palisades Resort Hotel
5805 Armada Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008;
Location: Junction of Armada Dr and Palomar Airport Rd
Carlsbad's Grand Pacific Palisades Resort & Hotel is a world-class hotel and timeshare resort with magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean.
It is situated adjacent to both the beautiful Flower Fields and the amazing Legoland California theme park.
With luxurious furnishings and a complete array of resort amenities, this California Resort will offer a family vacation experience everyone can appreciate.
Guests may choose between deluxe hotel rooms or vacation condos.
La Estancia Comfort Inn
1290 West Valley Pkwy, Fallbrook, CA 92028
This Comfort Inn is a Non-smoking boutique hotel located minutes from Temecula wine country,
Camp Pendleton, area casinos and golf courses. It features fine Italian dining, pool and spa, palapa with fireplace by poolside,
lush gardens with pavilion. All guestrooms at the La Estancia are newly renovated with
flat panel televisions and breath taking decor.
Fallbrook Rodeway Inn
1635 South Mission Rd., Fallbrook, CA 92028;
Location: Midway between Fallbrook Airport and Downtown area.
The Fallbrook Rodeway Inn is a very obliging establishment in quite a nice setting.
Accommodations feature a large room with balcony which was a bit dated but clean with a nice little kitchen area.
This location is convenient to Camp Pendleton and local gaming resorts and golf courses.
Escondido Comfort Inn
1290 West Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92029
Escondido Center for the Arts, Iceoplex and North County Fair Shopping Mall are minutes from the hotel. Fine restaurants and businesses are also nearby.
Temecula and Esconido wineries are a short drive away.
Standard room amenities include air-conditioning, an alarm clock radio, cable TV, dataport, hairdryer, iron, ironing board, mini-refrigerator, and telephone.
Rancho Bernardo Inn
San Diego's Legendary Golf Resort and Spa
17550 Bernardo Oaks Drive, Rancho Bernardo, CA 92128;
Location: Near I-15 Exit to Rancho Bernardo Road;
Set in the San Pasqual Mountains just 25 miles north of San Diego and surrounded by 265 acres of carefully
manicured golf course and lush California landscape, the Rancho Bernardo Inn features 108 holes of great golf,
state-of-the-art tennis, fitness and spa facilities and two award-winning restaurants offering the finest
dining experience rated highest among San Diego restaurants.
Poway Best Western - Poway
13845 Poway Road, Poway CA 92064;
Location: On Poway Road about 1 mile east of Community Road
Experience the spirit of Poway or just relax and enjoy the inn's quiet comfort.
Come find country hospitality with modern amenities in a relaxed atmosphere.
Services and amenities include a deluxe continental breakfast daily, in-room coffee maker,
hairdryer, microwave, refrigerator, iron and ironing board and guest laundry on property.
Ramona San Vicente Resort
24157 San Vicente Rd, Ramona CA 92065;
Location: Near San Diego Country Estates
This fine Ramona Golf and Tennis Resort is located 45 minutes from San Diego and 20 minutes from Wild Animal Park.
The resort is found on 300 acres with Championship Golf, lighted Tennis courts, Olympic size pool
and spa, extensive Equestrian facilities, walking and hiking trails.
San Vicente Resort is a smoke free property with banquet space.