Cleveland National Forest, Alpine

#291 of 403 in Nature in California
Cleveland National Forest is located in Alpine. Make Cleveland National Forest part of your personalized Alpine itinerary using our Alpine planning website .
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  • It was a very pleasant side trip from San Diego. Our goal was some pleasant hiking. We did Fry Creek, short Inaya, and Oak Grove. They varied in distance and level of difficulty but great scenery was ...  more »
  • Everything is lush and beautiful. The road winds significantly, so it you get car sick, be prepared. We would recommend continuing on 74 to the top overlooking the lake. Stunning views.  more »
  • Scenery ranges from chaparrel covered hillsides to tall pines depending on elevation ranging from 1000' to over 8000' with vistas into the desert. Many good hiking trails in the Laguna Mountain area. ...  more »
  • Beautiful green forest just about 20 minute-drive from San Juan Capistrano, off 5 freeway. There are a dozen of pretty established hiking trails which start around famous Candy Store. You need to have an Adventure Pass in order to park at the trailhead.
  • Nice hiking area. Great for biking, hiking and running. Sometimes a fee to many cars and motorcycles but not always
  • Nice ol' ladies. Get your National Park passes here. No lines!
  • Lots of great hikes with fantastic elevation changes. The vegetation and wildlife lends itself to the appreciative eye. Would highly recommend the hike up Garnet peak especially at dusk or dawn.
  • A wonderful treasure in southern California. Many many places to experience.

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