Tag: Adventure Pass

The Adventure Pass is Back

San Bernardino, CA, July 20 – To implement a settlement reached by plaintiffs and the U.S. Forest Service, a district court has vacated a 2014 ruling that affected the U.S. Forest Service’s ability to enforce recreation fees at standard amenity recreation fee sites in the Los Padres, Angeles, San Bernardino and Cleveland National Forests in southern California. On May 19, 2016, the district court granted a joint motion by the plaintiffs and the U.S. Forest Service to accept the settlement agreement, which resulted in the 2014 judgment being vacated. Standard amenity recreation fee sites provide amenities such as designated developed parking, picnic tables, toilet facilities,...

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US Forest Service First Fee Free Day Of 2016

Big Bear, CA, January 16, 2016 – In honor of Martin Luther King Jr’s dedication and forward thinking the US Forest Service would like to extend an invitation to everyone on Monday, January 18, for this year’s first “Fee Free Day” on the national forests in Southern California. The National Forest Adventure Pass will not be required for visitors recreating in the San Bernardino, Angeles, Cleveland and Los Padres National Forests. By waiving fees, The Forest Service is working to ensure as many visitors as possible have the opportunity to experience the great outdoors and take advantage of the many recreational activities America’s...

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Fourth Of July Reminders From The Forest Service

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 3, 2012, noon – Forest Service picnic areas are very popular locations for watching the fireworks display over the lake, so we have a few reminders from the Forest Service for residents and visitors. Wood and charcoal fires and BBQ’s are ONLY permitted in US Forest Service fire rings and stoves at the picnic areas and campgrounds. No BBQ’s or fires are allowed along the shore. In Picnic Areas all vehicles must display a Forest Adventure Pass, and must be parked in a designated parking space. You can buy a Forest Adventure Pass from one of the many vendors around the lake. The Big Bear Discovery Center will be open on July 4th from 8:30am to 4:30pm to provide information or a pass at the last minute. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP31579.mp3|titles=Reminders From The Forest Service – Mike Evans...

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Forest Offers Fee Free Days

Fawnskin, CA, June 12, 2012, noon – The San Bernardino National Forest provided a “Fee Free” day for all visitors last Saturday. If you missed it, don’t worry, there are two more “Fee Free” days scheduled this year. The next one will be September 29 on National Public Lands Day, and after that, Veterans’ Day Weekend on November 10, 11 & 12. A National Forest Adventure Pass will not be required on those days for visitors entering areas that normally require a National Forest Adventure Pass. Forest visitors should remember that even though the Adventure Pass “fee” will be waived, other fees like campground, reservation and group site fees may still be applicable. Also remember, if you’re planning to visit the forest, always “Know Before You Go,” and contact the Big Bear Ranger Station & Discovery Center for information on current conditions. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP31548.mp3|titles=Forest Offers Fee Free...

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San Bernardino National Forest To Offer “Fee Free” Days

Fawnskin, CA, June 8, 2012, noon – The San Bernardino National Forest announced that tomorrow (Saturday, June 9) will be a “Fee Free” day for all visitors to the Forest. A National Forest Adventure Pass will not be required for visitors entering areas that normally require a pass. Acting Forest Recreation Officer Al Colby says  “This Saturday marks National Get Outdoors Day, a great way to connect communities with public lands all over the country.” “Fee Free” days will be observed this year on National Get Outdoors Day, which is tomorrow (June 9), National Public Lands Day on September 29, and Veterans’ Day weekend, November 10-12. Forest visitors are reminded that even though the Adventure Pass fee will be waived, other fees such as campground, reservation and group site fees may still be applicable. And remember, if you’re planning to visit the forest, “Know Before You Go,” and contact the Big Bear Ranger Station & Discovery Center for information on current conditions. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP31545.mp3|titles=Forest Fee Free Days – Mike Evans...

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