CLOSED for Vegetation Study 


U.S. Forest Service, San Bernardino National Forest,

Discovery Center, Fawnskin, CA __ April 29, 2016 ____

The San Bernardino National Forest will close a portion of the Alpine Pedal Path from 8:00 AM to 6:00 P.M. Monday May 9, Tuesday May 10 and Thursday May 12, 2016, to conduct vegetation management activities.   

The closure will temporarily prohibit public use of a quarter mile section of the Alpine Pedal Path near the Juniper Point parking lot along North Shore Drive/State Route 38 in Fawnskin, California. 

Trail users should plan their activity around the partial closure by utilizing the trail before or after the closure takes effect or to plan their hike to the closure location and return to their starting point.

If you have questions about this temporary closure on the Mountaintop Ranger District, please call or write Deveree Kopp at 909-382-2831 or

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