The Best Backpacking in San Bernardino

Looking for the best backpacking in San Bernardino? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around San Bernardino. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top backpacking spots in and near San Bernardino

  • Hesperia, California

    Deep Creek Hot Springs to PCT

    12.42 mi / 2431 ft gain
    Deep Creek Hot Springs to PCT is an out-and-back trail that is moderately difficult located near Hesperia, California.
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  • Lytle Creek, California

    Big Tree Trail to Cucamonga Peak

    10.38 mi / 3182 ft gain
    Big Tree Trail to Cucamonga Peak is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Lytle Creek, California.
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  • Lytle Creek, California

    Middle Fork Trail to Icehouse Saddle

    9.77 mi / 3799 ft gain
    Middle Fork Trail to Icehouse Saddle is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near San Bernardino, California.
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  • Phelan, California

    Lone Pine to Inspiration to Cloudburst Summit

    47.17 mi / 13182 ft gain
    Lone Pine to Inspiration to Cloudburst Summit is a point-to-point trail that provides a good opportunity to see wildlife located near Phelan, California.
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  • Forest Falls, California

    Loch Leven to Angelus Oaks

    9.78 mi / 2054 ft gain
    Loch Leven to Angelus Oaks is an out-and-back trail that is moderately difficult located near Yucaipa, California.
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  • Forest Falls, California

    Summit Mt. San Bernardino from Angelus Oaks

    16 mi / 4775 ft gain
    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.    Trailhead parking requires an Adventure Pass parking pe...
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  • Mount Baldy, California

    Mount Baldy 10 Peaks

    28.73 mi / 10571 ft gain
    Mount Baldy 10 Peaks is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Mount Baldy, California.
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  • Mount Baldy, California

    Backpack Ontario Peak to Cucamonga Peak

    17 mi
    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 place you can get water...so stock up! We pressed o...
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  • Mount Baldy, California

    Icehouse Canyon to Cucamonga Peak Trail

    11.57 mi / 4278 ft gain
    Icehouse Canyon to Cucamonga Peak Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Mount Baldy, California.
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  • Mount Baldy, California

    Mt Baldy and San Antonio Falls via Falls Road, Register Ridge and Devil's Backbone Trail

    6.99 mi / 3924 ft gain
    Mt Baldy and San Antonio Falls via Falls Road, Register Ridge and Devil's Backbone Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Mount Baldy, California.
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  • Mount Baldy, California

    Register Ridge to Mount San Antonio

    6.3 mi / 4101 ft gain
    Register Ridge to Mount San Antonio is an out and back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Mount Baldy, California
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  • Forest Falls, California

    San Bernardino Peak via Momyer Creek Trail

    16.3 mi / 5735 ft gain
    San Bernardino Peak via Momyer Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Forest Falls, California.
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  • Forest Falls, California

    Momyer to San Gorgonio

    25.19 mi / 7539 ft gain
    Momyer to San Gorgonio is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Pismo Beach, California.
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  • Forest Falls, California

    Momyer Creek and Falls Creek Loop

    19.88 mi / 6476 ft gain
    Momyer Creek and Falls Creek Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Forest Falls, California.
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  • Fawnskin, California

    Butler Peak Trail

    9.36 mi / 1526 ft gain
    Butler Peak Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Big Bear City, California.
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  • Forest Falls, California

    Vivian Creek Trail to San Gorgonio Peak

    17.83 mi / 5627 ft gain
    Vivian Creek Trail to San Gorgonio Peak is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Forest Falls, California.
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