San Bernardino National Forest, California Camping & Hiking

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Activities

BIKING, CLIMBING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, WINTER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, SWIMMING, HORSE CAMPING

Camping Reservations

Reserve your campsite at these camping areas:

California Campgrounds

Big Pine Equestrian Group Campground

BLUFF MESA GROUP CAMP

BOULDER GROUP CAMP

BUTTERCUP GROUP CAMP

DEER GROUP CAMP

FERN BASIN

GRAYS PEAK GROUP CAMP

IRONWOOD GROUP CAMP

JUNIPER SPRINGS GROUP CAMP

MARION MOUNTAIN

TANGLEWOOD GROUP CAMP

SAN GORGONIO

BLACK MOUNTAIN (SAN BERNARDINO)

BOULDER BASIN

COON CREEK GROUP CAMPGROUND

DOGWOOD

GREEN VALLEY

HANNA FLAT

SERRANO

PINEKNOT

HEART BAR CAMPGROUND

NORTH SHORE (CA)

GREEN SPOT EQUESTRIAN GROUP CAMP

CRAB FLATS

SHADY COVE GROUP CAMPGROUND

FISHERMANS GROUP

RIBBONWOOD EQUESTRIAN CG

Hiking Trails

Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails:

California Hiking Trails

Joe Elliot Yellow Post Sites

Tramway to San Jacinto Peak

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Cahuilla Tewanet Scenic Overlook

Bautista Creek – National Wild & Scenic River

Santa Rosa Yellow Post Sites

Thomas Hunting Grounds Yellow Post Sites

Lake Gregory County Regional Park

National Children’s Forest

Fuller Mill Creek – National Wild & Scenic River

San Jacinto River North Fork – Wild & Scenic River

Humber Park Trailhead Parking

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More California Recreation Areas

San Bernardino National Forest

Father and Son pause in a shady area along the trailYour National Forests offer a diversity of outdoor opportunities. These lands are yours – to visit, to care for, but most of all, to enjoy. What are you waiting for? Pack up your family and friends and head for adventure in America’s Great Outdoors. The San Bernardino National Forest offers a variety of recreational opportunities… hiking and backpacking, trail riding by horse, bicycle, off-highway vehicles, camping and picnicking, and fishing, and don’t forget winter activities such as snowshoeing, cross-country and alpine skiing.

Recreation Passes and Permit

Recreation passes and permits, like the Adventure Pass, are required for use of certain recreation sites and areas in the forest, and for certain facilities and services.

Wilderness Areas

The San Bernardino National Forest has eight designated Wilderness Areas: San Jacinto, Santa Rosa, San Gorgonio, Cucamonga, Bighorn Mountain, Cahuilla Mountain, South Fork San Jacinto, and Sheep Mountain. These areas add an abundance of panoramic vistas, solitude and primitive experiences for visitors. There are outstanding opportunities for hiking, backpacking, cross-country skiing, horseback riding, fishing, and picknicking in Wilderness Areas.