Big Bear Lake - North For ATV Riding

The 17th most popular all terrain vehicle trail in California.

Northeast of San Bernardino and south of Big Bear Lake, 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 - North is the 17th most popular ATV riding trail of all 106 ATV trails in California.

Big Bear Lake - North 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

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  8/8/2016

ID:  17187

Big Bear Lake - North ATV Trails Map


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