Maple Springs Visitor Center

Cleveland National Forest, Trabuco Ranger District



Located at 31330 Silverado Canyon Road, Silverado, California 92676.  The Maple Springs Visitor Center serves as a major Orange County gateway into the Trabuco Ranger District of the Cleveland National Forest.  The Visitor Center provides Forest information and public programs for residents of Orange County and the Southern California region.  The Visitor Center is staffed solely by volunteers of the U.S. Forest and the Santa Ana Mountains Natural History Association. 

Maple Springs Visitor Center Hours

 Due to the recent fire in Silverado Canyon and the imminent danger of flooding and/or rolling rocks, the Maple Springs Visitor Center will remain closed.  Please check back with us for further information concerning it's reopening.

 Subject to volunteer staff availability, the Visitor Center is open on Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00AM to 4:00PM.

Adventure and Day Use Passes  are not sold at the Maple Springs Visitor Center

Unfortunately, the Visitor Center does not have Forest Service Adventure or Day Use Passes available for purchase.  Please go to the  Cleveland National Forest Passes & Permits to purchase annual parking permits online or check this list of local venues and stores that sell the passes.

Volunteers Wanted

We are currently recruiting new volunteers to staff the Maple Springs Visitor Center.  Volunteers give out Forest information to visitors, develop displays & exhibits, and provide other educational programs for the public.  The Visitor Center is open during the weekends for all to enjoy. 

For more information about the Maple Springs Visitor Center or becoming a Forest Service Forest Service Volunteer contact:

Debra Clarke - Wilderness/Trails Manager/Volunteer Coordinator
Cleveland NF, Trabuco Ranger District
(951) 736-1811 x 3227
(951) 736-3002 fax
[email protected]


Cleveland National Forest Information

Checkout the downloadble Visitor Guide for the latest information about the Cleveland National Forest's Descanso, Palomar and Trabuco Ranger Districts.

Click here for information on Non-Wilderness Trails  and San Mateo Canyon Wilderness Trails of the Cleveland National Forest's Trabuco Ranger District.


How to Find the Maple Springs Visitor Center

Maple Springs Visitor Center 

Cleveland National Forest, Trabuco Ranger District

31330 Silverado Canyon Road, Silverado, CA 92676


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