Big Bear and San Bernadino National Forest

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43 mi 69 km

Hikes

48 mi 77 km

Trails
Gems
1 Gems

Easy Trails
2 Trails
Intermediate Trails
12 Trails
Hard Trails
1 Trails

Food and Drink

After the Hike: Local Favorites

Blanca's Restaurant Been coming to Big Bear since I was a little girl. Never knew about this place until our neighbor turned us on to it. Great Mexican scramble. Yum!
Blondies Just had blackend Chicken Alfredo it was just off the charts good . Its my new Favorite
Sugar Pine Bake Shop Best bakery in Big Bear Lake, CA!
Amangela's Bagel & Coffee House Wi-Fi is up. Still trouble with the phone at the new location but drop by and check out some of the books they have for sale. Special seats in the back for Internet users!
Masala Craft Tikka Masala
Sweet Basil Bistro The basil butter is the best thing. Ever.
Himalayan Restaurant Some of the best vegan options in Big Bear!
The Copper Q Great Kitchen tools!!!
Saucy Mama's Try the BBQ Ranch pizza - incredible!!
572 Social Kitchen and Lounge The meats here are dry, especially the burger.
Teddy Bear Restaurant restaurant takes cash only. ATM in lobby
Sonora Cantina Bomb chips & salsa. Strong house margarita! Haven't even gotten my food yet. High hopes now!
El Mexicano Order the chicken taco salad. Chicken is plentiful, tasty and tender. Sit on the patio. If possible, choose seats facing the mountain. Very peaceful.
Grizzly Manor Cafe Arrive early as there is always a huge line to get in
El Pollo Loco La comida muy rica y la atención muy buena. Julieta atiende muy bien
McDonald's This McDonald’s has free AT&T Wi-Fi. It’s easy to log on and stay connected while you dine.
Alpine Country Coffee Shop Huevos Rancheros
Matano's Little Italy Best sandwiches is town!
Get The Burger 3 words. Sweet potato fries...

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Lake Arrowhead, CA
1.9 mi 3.0 km Lake Arrowhead, CA
All Clear
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Went yesterday. Everything was fine; a litte bit rainy
83 days ago
Big Bear Lake, CA
16.7 mi 26.8 km Big Bear Lake, CA
Unknown
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1.2 mi 2.0 km
#3 Castle Rock Trail
Big Bear Lake, CA
1.2 mi 2.0 km Big Bear Lake, CA
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3.4 mi 5.5 km
#4 Pine Knot Trail
Big Bear Lake, CA
3.4 mi 5.5 km Big Bear Lake, CA
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4.5 mi 7.3 km
#5 Exploration Trail
Running Springs, CA
4.5 mi 7.3 km Running Springs, CA
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7.0 mi 11.3 km
#6 Vivian Creek Trail
Banning, CA
7.0 mi 11.3 km Banning, CA
Unknown
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2.2 mi 3.6 km
#7 Dump Trail
Yucaipa, CA
2.2 mi 3.6 km Yucaipa, CA
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Yucaipa, CA
1.5 mi 2.5 km Yucaipa, CA
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Yucaipa, CA
6.7 mi 10.7 km Yucaipa, CA
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Redlands, CA
2.9 mi 4.7 km Redlands, CA
Minor Issues
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Dry, Fallen Trees - 3-19-17 Lots of green over growth right now with single person passage in spots. One downed tree across trail near Alessandro. ...
5 days ago

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