Top Adventures in San Bernardino

  • Run the Carriage Trail

    There is room to park just off San Timoteo Road. On the other side of the trail is more parking off Alessandro. You can park your car on either side and start your run/walk/bike ride. This is a nice little "get away" trail to take a break from sub...

    2.5 miles 300 ft gain

  • Hike the Heart Rock Trail

    This short but nice hike near Crestline, CA in the San Bernadino Forest is one for the whole family. Although finding the trailhead/parking lot can be a bit confusing, it is definitely worth it.  Driving in from the Inland Empire/LA Area, follow T...

    1.8 miles

  • Hike to the UC Riverside "C"

    This approximately 2 mile round-trip hike takes you a thousand feet above the valley floor that Riverside lies in. Start by parking somewhere along East Big Springs Road, following the trail signs, and going in the direction of the large golden "C...

    1.9 miles 950 ft gain

  • Hike Mt. Rubidoux

    Featuring over 161 acres and over 3.5 miles of combined paved and dirt trails, Mount Rubidoux Park in Riverside, CA is a beautiful natural environment and adventure location. Although some say this is just a "hill", this Inland Empire gem offers ...

    2.7 miles 500 ft gain

  • Hike to Aztec Falls

    From Lake Arrowhead, take the 173 to Hook Creek Road until you dead end onto Squint Ranch Road. Take a right at the first fork in the road, and park in the lot for Splinters Cabin. The dirt road can be a bit rocky and might not be the best for sma...

    1.2 miles

  • Summit Mt. San Bernardino from Angelus Oaks

    The trailhead is somewhat 'interesting' to get to given the dirt roads are in questionable shape and some of the roads in Angelus Oaks are not easily identifiable but I didn't have any problems finding it by closely following Google Maps.    Trail...

    16 miles 4775 ft gain

  • Hike to Deep Creek Hot Springs

    Deep Creek Hot Springs is nestled along the Mojave River at an elevation of 3,000 feet in the San Bernardino Mountains. This year-round mineral water retreat consists of three pools the size of large hot tubs, that range in temperature from around...

    2 miles 900 ft gain

  • Hike the Castle Rock Trail at Big Bear Lake

    Follow the directions to the trail head, and park on the side of the road. You will see a sign that says Castle Rock Trail, and the path is directly behind that sign.The hike up to the peak is steep, sandy, and very rocky, so shoes with good tract...

    2.7 miles 757 ft gain

  • Summit Cucamonga Peak

    Start hiking early, before the sun rises so you can maximize the day out of the heat and to give yourself plenty of time for the hike. As you get to higher elevations, it will be a little cooler and there might be snow on the ground, so be sure t...

    12 miles 4300 ft gain

  • Hike to the Icehouse Saddle

    The hike is accessible in all seasons, but in winter there can be snow and ice so special equipment may be useful, but not required. In mid-January there were patches of ice on the trail but were easily crossed in boots and trainers. You can take ...

    7.2 miles 2600 ft gain

  • Hike Timber Mountain

    Start out on Icehouse Canyon Trail. Depending on the time of year, there can be snow and ice patches on this trail, as well as strong winds. The trail is sunny and pleasant in summer, though you should check reports for thunderstorms.From the Iceh...

    9.4 miles 3400 ft gain

  • Backpack Ontario Peak to Cucamonga Peak

    We started out at 8am on a Sunday, usually parking at Ice House Saddle can be tricky, I would advise going earlier. We headed out on our journey hiking up to the saddle, when you reach the switchbacks there is a fresh water spring, it's the last p...

    17 miles

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Lake Arrowhead, California

      Dogwood

      Overview Dogwood Campground is a family-friendly facility located in the heart of the San Bernardino National Forest. All sites must be reserved to enjoy the area's scenic surroundings and plentif...

    • Running Springs, California

      Getaway Big Bear

      A Handcrafted Hideaway Enjoy your tiny spot in nature - our collection of cabins is spread across 57 acres. The cabins are scattered throughout our Outpost, but you'll be near your neighbors.  Unpl...

      From $189/night

    • San Bernardino, California

      North Shore (Ca)

      Overview North Shore Campground is a quiet place to camp, away from the hustle and bustle of nearby cities. The campground is nestled among Southern California's pine-covered mountains, providing a...

    • Fisherman's Trail

      Fishermans Group

      Overview Fisherman's Group Campground is a semi-primitive campground reached by a 2.5-mile hike into the mountains of southern California. The dirt road and walk to the sites are well worth the eff...

    • Big Bear, California

      Shady Cove Group Campground

      Overview Shady Cove Group Campground is a beautiful place to camp within the Children's National Forest. It provides access to numerous trails and a lookout tower, with a climbing area nearby. The ...

    • Green Valley Lake, California

      Green Valley

      Overview Green Valley Campground is located near Arrowbear in the San Bernardino National Forest in Southern California. It is centered between Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear Lake, providing ample rec...

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