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406 mi 653 km of trail 13 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 25 Trails Intermediate Trails 85 Trails Hard Trails 31 Trails
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Recommended Routes in San Bernadino National Forest - 12

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Favorite A waterfall on the Santa Ana River Trail ride. Next to fire road near Angelus Oaks.
Intermediate

Santa Ana River Trail (SART) 2E03 Shuttle

13.7 mi 22.1 km 1,300' Up 396.14 m Up 1,782' Down 543.24 m Down

Big Bea…, CA
Favorite Duck! Hanna Flats Loop
Intermediate

Hanna Flats Loop

8.1 mi 13.0 km 940' Up 286.66 m Up 949' Down 289.11 m Down

Big Bea…, CA
Favorite A waterfall on the Santa Ana River Trail ride. Next to fire road near Angelus Oaks.
Difficult

Bike For Bender Hell Ride

35.9 mi 57.8 km 2,349' Up 716.11 m Up 7,055' Down 2150.22 m Down

Big Bea…, CA
Favorite Drafting
Intermediate

Loch Leven Loop

21.2 mi 34.1 km 3,012' Up 918.12 m Up 3,012' Down 917.99 m Down

Yucaipa, CA
Favorite Skyline Trail near Big Bear.
Intermediate/Difficult

South Shore to Santa Ana Loop

27.7 mi 44.5 km 4,549' Up 1386.46 m Up 4,549' Down 1386.45 m Down

Big Bea…, CA
Favorite Sport Men get a start on the Rim Nordic XC course.
Intermediate/Difficult

Rim Nordic XC

8.7 mi 13.9 km 1,034' Up 315.09 m Up 1,043' Down 317.84 m Down

Running…, CA
Favorite Gives you an idea of how tight the vegetation makes this trail. Definitely solid vistas and a real backcountry feel to it.
Difficult

XC Training Route

7.2 mi 11.6 km 1,876' Up 571.72 m Up 1,874' Down 571.24 m Down

San Ant…, CA
Favorite Drafting
Difficult

Mountain Home Creek - SART - Thomas Hunting Grounds Loop

20.4 mi 32.9 km 3,075' Up 937.39 m Up 3,061' Down 932.99 m Down

Yucaipa, CA
Favorite Hiking it near the top of Sugarpine Mountain in the cloud coverage
Difficult

Sugarpine Mountain Drop, North Side via Powerline Rd

10.6 mi 17.0 km 2,155' Up 656.81 m Up 2,155' Down 656.82 m Down

Crestline, CA
Favorite Gives you an idea of how tight the vegetation makes this trail. Definitely solid vistas and a real backcountry feel to it.
Difficult

Barrett-Stoddard Shuttle

12.1 mi 19.5 km 1,222' Up 372.43 m Up 3,094' Down 942.97 m Down

San Ant…, CA
Favorite Techy section along Harvey Mine Rd
Very Difficult

John Bull Loop

14.8 mi 23.8 km 1,368' Up 417.09 m Up 1,376' Down 419.34 m Down

Big Bea…, CA
Favorite There's lots of fun and flow on the Joshua Loop trail at Cactus Flats.
Intermediate

Cactus Flats OHV

5.8 mi 9.3 km 535' Up 162.94 m Up 536' Down 163.46 m Down

Big Bea…, CA

Trails in San Bernadino National Forest - 128

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15.2 mi 24.4 km #1Skyline Trail
Intermediate
Big Bear City, CA
Intermediate
Big Bear City, CA 81 
2.2 mi 3.5 km #2Gray's Peak
Difficult
Big Bear Lake, CA
Difficult
Big Bear Lake, CA 18 
2.8 mi 4.5 km #31E01
Intermediate
Big Bear Lake, CA
Intermediate
Big Bear Lake, CA 15 
2.4 mi 3.8 km #4Cougar Crest Trail
Difficult
Big Bear Lake, CA
Difficult
Big Bear Lake, CA 12 
3.4 mi 5.4 km #5Going Green
Easy/Intermediate
Big Bear Lake, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Big Bear Lake, CA 19 
0.7 mi 1.1 km #6Arrow
Difficult
Lake Arrowhead, CA
Difficult
Lake Arrowhead, CA 10 
10.7 mi 17.3 km #7Santa Ana River Trail (SART) 2E03: South Fork to Middle Contro…
Intermediate
Big Bear City, CA
Intermediate
Big Bear City, CA
5.2 mi 8.4 km #8Baldy Mesa Road #3N21
Intermediate
Oak Hills, CA
Intermediate
Oak Hills, CA
1.7 mi 2.8 km #9Miracle Mile
Difficult
Big Bear Lake, CA
Difficult
Big Bear Lake, CA
1.6 mi 2.5 km #10Westridge
Difficult
Big Bear Lake, CA
Difficult
Big Bear Lake, CA
1.0 mi 1.6 km #11Grout Bay Trail
Intermediate
Big Bear Lake, CA
Intermediate
Big Bear Lake, CA
2.5 mi 4.0 km #12Turtle Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Bear Lake, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Bear Lake, CA 11 
1.2 mi 1.9 km #13Party Wave
Difficult
Big Bear Lake, CA
Difficult
Big Bear Lake, CA
0.6 mi 1.0 km #14Neverland Jumpline
Difficult
Lake Arrowhead, CA
Difficult
Lake Arrowhead, CA
1.2 mi 2.0 km #15Dogwood Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Lake Arrowhead, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Lake Arrowhead, CA
3.7 mi 6.0 km #16Hanna Flats Singletrack
Intermediate
Big Bear Lake, CA
Intermediate
Big Bear Lake, CA 10 
4.4 mi 7.1 km #17Exploration Trail 2W09X
Difficult
Running Springs, CA
Difficult
Running Springs, CA
4.9 mi 7.9 km #18Mountain Home Trail
Intermediate
Yucaipa, CA
Intermediate
Yucaipa, CA
1.0 mi 1.6 km #19Plantation
Easy/Intermediate
Big Bear Lake, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Big Bear Lake, CA
1.0 mi 1.6 km #20Lower Fall Line (1E30)
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Bear Lake, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Bear Lake, CA

Photos of San Bernadino National Forest - 180

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Skyline Trail near Big Bear.
Sep 1, 2016 near Big Bea…, CA
Hiking it near the top of Sugarpine Mountain in the cloud coverage
May 8, 2019 near Crestline, CA
Drop right, roll left...decisions, decisions.
Aug 13, 2018 near Big Bea…, CA
There's lots of fun and flow on the Joshua Loop trail at Cactus Flats.
Mar 5, 2018 near Big Bea…, CA
Pedaling through pines along the Vista Trail.
Mar 5, 2018 near Big Bea…, CA
One minute you're edging around the gigantic boulders that this trail threads through, the next you're sending off them.
May 29, 2017 near Big Bea…, CA
So Cal high-country beauty!
Jun 23, 2018 near Big Bea…, CA
Lots of fun little hucks and easy technical bits along Skyline trail!
Jun 11, 2018 near Big Bea…, CA