Cleveland National Forest - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Cleveland National Forest

This is a national forest that encompasses around 460,000 acres which is a warm dry Mediterranean climate that prevails over the Forest. It is the southernmost National forest of California. It is administered by the United States Forest Service, which is a government agency.

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San Diego Zoo Safari Park

San Diego Zoo Safari Park

26.94km from Cleveland National Forest

This is a 1,800 acre zoo in the San Pasqual Valley area of San Diego, California, near Escondido. It is one of the largest tourist attractions in San Diego County. The park houses a large array of wild and endangered animals including species from the continents of Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America, and Australia. The park is also Southern California's quarantine center for zoo animals imported into the United States through San Diego.

San Diego History Center

San Diego History Center

30.95km from Cleveland National Forest

The San Diego History Center is a museum showcasing the history of San Diego, located in the city's Balboa Park. It also maintains a research library and archives serving residents, scholars, students and researchers.

California Center for the Arts, Escondido

California Center for the Arts, Escondido

31.2km from Cleveland National Forest

This is the cultural center of North San Diego County. The Center's campus includes a 1,523-seat Concert Hall, a 406-seat Center Theater, a visual arts museum, art and dance studios, and a conference center with meeting and banquet facilities. The Center is a non-profit organization presenting a rich and diverse array of artistic and cultural offerings. Through arts in education, quality programming, affordable rental facilities and free community programs.

Potato Chip Rock

Potato Chip Rock

34.09km from Cleveland National Forest

Potato Chip Rock is a nature attraction at the top of Mt. Woodson that is known for resembling the shape of the popular snack food.The hike to the rock takes approximately one to two hours. Potato Chip Rock sits 100 feet below the summit. There is no drinking water, toilet facilities, or rangers along any route to Potato Chip Rock. At least 400,000 hikers visit this San Diego open preserve each year.

Bernardo Winery

Bernardo Winery

35.53km from Cleveland National Forest

A beautiful winery, family owned for three generations and over 130 years old, is still fully functional as a producing winery in San Diego, using San Diego grapes. They produces Italian varietals as well as Spanish and French varietals, dry climate style wines well suited for the San Diego Terrior.

Lake Hodges

Lake Hodges

37.77km from Cleveland National Forest

Lake Hodges is a lake and reservoir located in Southern California, about 31 miles north of San Diego. When full, the reservoir has 1,234 acres, a maximum water depth of 115 feet , and 27 miles of shoreline. It is one of the beautiful picnic location in this area and also there are so many other activities too.

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Alpine County

Alpine County

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This is the least populous county in California state. There are no incorporated cities in the county.

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