Winter is approaching: a reminder to recreate responsibly in National Forests

Diane Sieker photo
SAN BERNARDINO – With winter just around the corner, all visitors to California’s National Forests should continue to plan ahead before visiting and recreate responsibly once there. Early snowfall has already begun on some forests and road conditions will begin to impact access so visitors should ensure that their vehicle is snow ready before they go. Visitors are encouraged to view the Recreate Responsibly Winter Toolkit, which provides resources on planning ahead, weather conditions, avalanche awareness and Leave No Trace principles. Additionally, a Spanish version of the toolkit can be found online as well. A web map was developed to help visitors find out which recreation areas are open on nearby forests, including campgrounds, day use sites and trails on National Forests i
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