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Pioneertown to Big Bear via Burns Canyon Road and 2N02

Pioneertown, California



18.8 miles

Elevation Gain

3287 ft

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The Pioneertown to Big Bear trail via Burns Canyon Road and 2N02 is a unique hiking route in Pioneertown, California. This trail is known for its diverse terrain and stunning views. The trail starts in the historic Pioneertown and winds its way up to Big Bear, a popular mountain resort. The trail is approximately 18.8 miles long and is considered moderate in difficulty. It features a variety of landscapes, including desert scrub, pine forests, and rocky outcrops. Along the way, hikers will pass by several notable landmarks, such as the Pioneertown Mountains Preserve and the Big Bear Lake. Hikers should be prepared for a full day of hiking and bring plenty of water and snacks. The trail is well-marked, but a map or GPS is recommended for navigation. The best time to hike this trail is in the spring or fall when the weather is mild. In conclusion, the Pioneertown to Big Bear trail offers a unique and challenging hiking experience with stunning views and diverse landscapes. It's a must-visit for those who enjoy outdoor activities and exploring new trails.
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