the opinions and viewpoints of web sites linked from this page are not endorsed by the 
San Gorgonio Wilderness Association or the United States Forest Service.

Forest Service

USDA Forest Service for information on anything pertaining to National Forests, Wilderness areas, etc.
Forest Service San Bernardino National Forest Page information specific to the San Bernardino National Forest
USDA Forest Service-Pacific Southwest Region provides information for all National Forests in California.


  Volunteer Opportunities

Forest Service Volunteer Opportunities opportunities for volunteering with the USDA Forest Service.
San Gorgonio Wilderness Association working to protect the San Gorgonio Wilderness and San Bernardino National Forest. Work as a volunteer Ranger, trail crew, or Naturalist.
Angeles Volunteer Association working to protect the Angeles National Forest. Like the SGVA, this association works in conjunction with the Forest Service.
Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado a non-profit organization that promotes volunteer opportunities for individuals to give something back to Colorado's public lands.
Volunteer Match volunteer opportunities nationwide.
American Hiking Society Volunteer Vacations nationwide.
Volunteer America dedicated to connecting individuals, families, and groups with volunteer opportunities on public lands all across America.
  Green Volunteers The World Guide to Voluntary Work In Nature Conservation
San Gabriel Mountains Trailbuilders An all-volunteer organization dedicated to constructing and maintaining hiking trails in the San Gabriel Mountains.


  San Gorgonio On the WWW

On and around Southern California's Highest Peak lots of detailed information from
Mt. San Gorgonio Trip reports, photos, and more.

Mount San Gorgonio: Hike To the Summit and Back in a Single Day

August 2009 trip report via Fish Creek trail. With photos.
San Gorgonio Pictures A collection of six pictures.
San Gorgonio Search & Rescue Assists primarily in the location and extrication of the lost and injured in the San Gorgonio Wilderness and San Bernardino National Forest.
Ski Mountaineering the San
Bernardino Ridge
A March 1998 report from the Sierra Club's Ski Mountaineers Section
Up the Whitewater River Russell Bell's attempt on navigating his way up the Whitewater into San Gorgonio.
Mt. San Gorgonio Matthew Haughey's slick report from June 1998.
Up Mt. San Gorgonio a nice text only account.
Lake Sedimentation In The San Gorgonio Wilderness of Southern California a scientific study.
Glaciers on L.A.'s Doorstep 5,000 Years Ago CNN article; 14 August 2003
San Gorgonio - the history of human presence
in the Wilderness
Cyndi's Thesis
Snow Drifiting and Timberline Dynamics on
Mount San Gorgonio
Richard A. Minnich's scientific study all the information you'll need for visiting Big Bear.


Local Lodging

The Lodge Angelus Oaks


  Environmental Orgs./Natural Science

San Bernardino Mountains Land Trust The San Bernardino Mountains Land Trust is a private land conservancy dedicated to forest protection in the mountains of the San Bernardino National Forest.
 University of Riverside, Partners in Nature Education Extension Services programs of University of Riverside, California
California Wild Heritage Campaign The goal of the California Wild Heritage Campaign is to protect California's remaining publicly owned wild lands and rivers.
The Amazing Environmental Web Directory a directory with an incredible wealth of environmental organizations, products, etc.
Envirolink Network the largest online environmental information resource on the planet.
The Wilderness Society non-profit membership organization devoted to preserving wilderness and wildlife, protecting America's prime forests, parks, rivers, deserts and shorelands, and fostering an American land ethic.
Sierra Club, San Gorgonio Chapter our most local Sierra Club Chapter, encompassing San Bernardino and Riverside Counties.
Sierra Club, Angeles Chapter our largest local chapter of the Sierra Club, covering Los Angeles and Orange Counties.
Sierra Club, San Diego Chapter our third local Sierra Club Chapter, encompassing San Diego and Imperial Counties.
The Wildlands Conservancy A non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of open space.
The Nature Conservancy A non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of open space.
The Pacific Crest Trail Association an organization dedicated to protecting and caring for the Pacific Crest Trail. Volunteer opportunities available.
Leave No Trace Online Awareness Course important information on minimum impact wilderness skills. Please click here if you are planning a trip to the San Gorgonio Wilderness.
California Environmental Resources Evaluation System CERES is an information system developed by the California Resources Agency to facilitate access to a variety of electronic data describing California's rich and diverse environments.

  Other Noteworthy Sites

Beartracker's Animal Tracks Den

Information on animals and their tracks. 
Tree Link provides information, research, and networking for people working in urban and community forestry. For the researcher, the arborist, the community group leader, the volunteer—our purpose is to inform, educate, and inspire.
Wildernet American Environment and American Culture. An intellectually engaging website created by the members of the Fall 1995 Yale American Studies Seminar, "Wilderness and the American Imagination". Check it out!
Abbey's Web dedicated to the life and work of author Edward Abbey.
Twenty-Four Hours in the LIfe of a PCT Thru-Hiker Hikers and non-hikers will enjoy it, and the emotion it generates will create trail interest. Non-Fiction