Explore the Proposed Chaparral Pacific Crest National Monument

The mountains and desert of eastern San Diego County, southern Riverside County, and western Imperial County provide many opportunities to visit and enjoy a landscape of special natural and cultural lands. The following is a partial list of nature preserves, parks, campgrounds, and hiking trails in or adjoining the proposed Chaparral Pacific Crest National Monument.

Regional Conserved Lands

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=638

Cleveland National Forest

https://www.fs.usda.gov/cleveland/

Cuyamaca Rancho State Park

https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=667

Pacific Crest Trail

https://www.fs.usda.gov/pct/

https://www.pcta.org/

Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument

https://www.blm.gov/programs/national-conservation-lands/california/santa-rosa-and-san-jacinto-mountains-national-monument

Beauty Mountain Area

Beauty Mountain Wilderness

https://www.blm.gov/visit/beauty-mountain-wilderness

https://wilderness.net/visit-wilderness/?ID=706

Beauty Mountain Wilderness Study Area

https://www.blm.gov/ca/pa/wilderness/wilderness_pdfs/wilderness_study_reports/BeautyMountain.pdf

Caliente Recommended Wilderness

https://www.fs.usda.gov/nfs/11558/www/nepa/76364_FSPLT3_1462231.pdf#%5B%7B%22num%22%3A148%2C%22gen%22%3A0%7D%2C%7B%22name%22%3A%22XYZ%22%7D%2C70%2C694%2C0%5D

Hot Springs Mountain and camping – Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla & Cupenño Indians

https://www.loscoyotestribe.org/

Indian Flats Campground

https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/cleveland/recarea/?recid=47550

Oak Grove Campground

https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/cleveland/recarea/?recid=47556

San Felipe Valley Wildlife Area

https://www.wildlife.ca.gov/Lands/Places-to-Visit/San-Felipe-Valley-WA

Palomar Mountain Area

Barker Valley Recommended Wilderness

https://www.fs.usda.gov/nfs/11558/www/nepa/76364_FSPLT3_1462231.pdf#%5B%7B%22num%22%3A127%2C%22gen%22%3A0%7D%2C%7B%22name%22%3A%22XYZ%22%7D%2C70%2C694%2C0%5D

Boden Canyon Ecological Reserve

https://wildlife.ca.gov/Lands/Places-to-Visit/Boden-Canyon-ER

Clevenger Canyon Open Space Park 

https://www.sandiego.gov/park-and-recreation/parks/osp/sanpasqual

Dripping Springs Campground

https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/cleveland/recarea/?recid=47534

Dripping Springs Trailhead

https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/cleveland/recarea/?recid=47538

Fry Creek Campground

https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/cleveland/recarea/?recid=47540

Henshaw Scenic Vista Observation Site

https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/cleveland/recarea/?recid=47436

Mt. Palomar North Side Area

https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/cleveland/recarea/?recid=75027

Palomar Mountain State Park

http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=637

Observatory Campground

https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/cleveland/recarea/?recid=47560

San Dieguito River Park

http://www.sdrp.org/wordpress/

San Luis Rey Picnic Site

https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/cleveland/recarea/?recid=47582

Desert Vistas Area

San Dieguito River Park

http://www.sdrp.org/wordpress/

San Felipe Hills Wilderness Study Area

https://www.blm.gov/ca/pa/wilderness/wilderness_pdfs/wilderness_study_reports/SanFelipeHills.pdf

San Felipe Valley Wildlife Area

https://www.wildlife.ca.gov/Lands/Places-to-Visit/San-Felipe-Valley-WA

Santa Ysabel East Preserve

http://www.sdparks.org/content/sdparks/en/park-pages/SantaYsabel.html

San Ysidro Mountains Wilderness Study Area

https://www.blm.gov/ca/pa/wilderness/wilderness_pdfs/wilderness_study_reports/SanYsidroMountain.pdf

Volcan Mountain Wilderness Preserve

http://www.sdparks.org/content/sdparks/en/park-pages/VolcanMountain.html

San Diego River Headwaters Area

Cedar Creek Falls

https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/cleveland/recarea/?recid=80293

Cedar Creek Recommended Wilderness

https://www.fs.usda.gov/nfs/11558/www/nepa/76364_FSPLT3_1462231.pdf

Cuyamaca Rancho State Park

https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=667

Eagle Peak Preserve

https://sandiegoriver.org/eagle_peak_preserve.html

Eagle Peak Recommended Wilderness

https://www.fs.usda.gov/nfs/11558/www/nepa/76364_FSPLT3_1462231.pdf

El Cajon Mountain Preserve

https://sandiegoriver.org/el_cajon_mountain.html

El Capitan County Preserve

https://www.sdparks.org/content/sdparks/en/park-pages/ElCapitan.html

Inaja Memorial Picnic Site

https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/cleveland/recarea/?recid=47546

No Name Recommended Wilderness

https://www.fs.usda.gov/nfs/11558/www/nepa/76364_FSPLT3_1462231.pdf

Sill Hill Recommended Wilderness

https://www.fs.usda.gov/nfs/11558/www/nepa/76364_FSPLT3_1462231.pdf

Three Sisters Falls

https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/cleveland/recarea/?recid=82316

Upper San Diego River Recommended Wilderness

https://www.fs.usda.gov/nfs/11558/www/nepa/76364_FSPLT3_1462231.pdf

Laguna Mountains Area

Big Laguna Trail

https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/cleveland/recarea/?recid=47406

Burnt Rancheria Campground

https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/cleveland/recreation/camping-cabins/recarea/?recid=47424&actid=29

Cibbets Flat Campground

https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/cleveland/recreation/camping-cabins/recarea/?recid=47426&actid=29

Desert View Picnic Site

https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/cleveland/recarea/?recid=47434

El Prado Group Campground

https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/cleveland/recarea/?recid=47436

Horse Heaven Group Campground

https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/cleveland/recarea/?recid=47460

Laguna Campground

https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/cleveland/recreation/camping-cabins/recarea/?recid=47476&actid=29

Laguna Mountain Recreation Area

https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/cleveland/home/?cid=STELPRDB5278458

Laguna Mountain Visitor Information Center

https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/cleveland/recarea/?recid=47478

Meadows Information Kiosk Trailhead

https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/cleveland/recarea/?recid=47482

Noble Canyon Trailhead

https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/cleveland/recarea/?recid=47486

Pacific Crest Trail Kitchen Creek Falls

https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/cleveland/recarea/?recid=47570

Pioneer Mail Picnic Site

https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/cleveland/recarea/?recid=47500

Sawtooth Mountains Wilderness

https://www.blm.gov/visit/sawtooth-mountains-wilderness

https://wilderness.net/visit-wilderness/?ID=537

Sawtooth Mountains Wilderness Study Area

https://www.blm.gov/ca/pa/wilderness/wilderness_pdfs/wilderness_study_reports/SawtoothMountainsC.pdf

Wooded Hill Group Campground

https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/cleveland/recarea/?recid=47520

Las Californias Area

Barrett Lake

https://www.sandiego.gov/reservoirs-lakes/barrett-reservoir

Boulder Oaks Campground

https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/cleveland/recreation/camping-cabins/recarea/?recid=47412&actid=29

Carrizo Gorge Wilderness

https://www.blm.gov/visit/carrizo-gorge-wilderness

https://wilderness.net/visit-wilderness/?ID=101

Carrizo Gorge Wilderness Study Area

https://www.blm.gov/ca/pa/wilderness/wilderness_pdfs/wilderness_study_reports/CarrizoGorge.pdf

Clover Flat

https://www.bcltme.com/habitats

Cottonwood Campground

https://www.blm.gov/visit/cottonwood-campground

Hauser Wilderness

https://wilderness.net/visit-wilderness/?ID=232

Hauser Mountain Wilderness Study Area

https://www.blm.gov/ca/pa/wilderness/wilderness_pdfs/wilderness_study_reports/HauserMountain.pdf

Jacumba Wilderness

https://www.blm.gov/visit/jacumba-wilderness

https://wilderness.net/visit-wilderness/?ID=271

Lake Morena County Park

https://www.sdparks.org/content/sdparks/en/park-pages/LakeMorena.html

Las Californias Binational Conservation Initiative

https://consbio.org/products/projects/conservation-california-baja

Long Potrero

https://www.bcltme.com/about-us

Pine Creek Trailhead

https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/cleveland/recarea/?recid=47496

Pine Creek Wilderness

https://www.fs.usda.gov/detailfull/cleveland/specialplaces/?cid=stelprdb5286397&width=full#pine

https://wilderness.net/visit-wilderness/?ID=457

Other Links

Bureau of Land Management

https://www.blm.gov/

U.S. Forest Service

https://www.fs.fed.us/

Sky Island isolated mountains

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sky_island