Big Bear Lake - South For ATV Riding

The 9th most popular all terrain vehicle trail in California.

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Northeast of San Bernardino and south of Big Bear Lake in the San Bernardino National Forest, the Big Bear Lake - Cactus Flats area has 62 miles of forest roads and trails open to ATV riding.

The best trailheads are: Cactus Flats Staging northeast of Big Bear Lake, Big Pine Flats Campground northwest of Big Bear Lake and Crab Flats Campground between Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear Lake.

Note: As of September 2007, ATV riding is only permitted on designated Forest Service roads as long as the ATV has a valid California green ATV sticker. To obtain a map with the designated roads, contact the Forest Service HQ at (909) 382-2600.

Overall, Big Bear Lake - South is the 9th most popular ATV riding trail of all 106 ATV trails in California. Several of the better atv trails are nearby Big Bear Lake - South including Hungry Valley State Recreation Area, Forest OHV System / Big Bear OHV, Bradshaw Trail, San Gabriel Canyon OHV Area, Rowher Flat OHV Area, Big Bear Lake - North, Baldy Mesa / Cleghorn Ridge / Marshall Peak and .

Big Bear Lake - South ATV Trails Map



Local Contact(s):  San Bernardino National Forest (909) 866-3437; California Tourism (916) 444-4429; Academy ATV/Dirt Bike Rental (619) 840-0057.

Recommended Book:  "Guide To California Backroads Trails" from Charles Wells

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  NFS Crab Flats Campground; Big Pine Flat Campground

Luxury Loding:  The Block Hotel, Big Bear Lake (909) 866-6570

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  34.23615, -116.92734

Date Published:  5/19/2016

Date Updated:  7/2/2016

ID:  15592

Big Bear Lake - South ATV Trails Map


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