San Bernardino County

Bonita Falls: 2nd Largest Waterfall in Socal + Bonus Tiers

Bonita Falls: 2nd Largest Waterfall in Socal + Bonus Tiers

Distance 1.4 MilesTime1.5 HrsDifficulty EasySeasonAll YearElevation Gain334 FtMost people have hiked to Bonita Falls, but what they don't know is that two secret tiers lay directly above, and when added together, measure a total of 495ft! Bonita is a beautiful...

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11 Best Hikes in Southern California: Falls, Ruins, Peaks

11 Best Hikes in Southern California: Falls, Ruins, Peaks

Looking for abandoned creepy places, breathtaking views, and stunning waterfalls? Say no more. After hiking in Socal my entire life, I'm going to share with you what I believe to be the eleven best hikes in no particular order.  Here’s a quick rundown of the places: ...

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500ft Big Falls: Largest Waterfall in SoCal

500ft Big Falls: Largest Waterfall in SoCal

Distance 0.7 MilesTime~30 MinDifficulty EasySeasonAll YearElevation Gain112 FtMost of the waterfalls in SoCal are dead dry in the middle of the summer. Well, not Big Falls Trail! These colossal, multi-tiered falls are flowing pretty much all year-round. Big Falls...

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Best Big Bear Hikes: For Beginners & Experienced

Best Big Bear Hikes: For Beginners & Experienced

Big Bear, CA is a beautiful mountain town located in the San Bernardino National Forest. It’s home to ancient Western Juniper trees, Big Bear Lake, two winter resorts, and of course, multiple forest hikes.  Today I’d like to share with you the four best Big Bear...

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Woodland Trail: Best Big Bear Snow Hike For Kids

Woodland Trail: Best Big Bear Snow Hike For Kids

Distance 1.6 MilesTime1-1.5 HrsDifficulty EasySeasonAll YearElevation Gain232 FtThe Woodland Trail is an easy 1.5-mile round trip hike for the whole family located in Big Bear, CA. The loop includes 16 numbered markers along the trail which can be used along with a...

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Cougar Crest Trail: Best Big Bear Lake View

Cougar Crest Trail: Best Big Bear Lake View

Distance 5.6 MilesTime2.5-3 HrsDifficulty ModerateSeasonAll YearElevation Gain895 FtAre you looking for the best views of Big Bear Lake? Look no further, and hike up to Cougar Crest.   Cougar Crest Trail is a 5.6-mile hike located in the San Bernardino mountains that...

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Castle Rock Trail: Fun Hike at Big Bear Lake

Castle Rock Trail: Fun Hike at Big Bear Lake

Distance 2.6 MilesTime2 HrsDifficulty Easy-ModerateSeasonAll YearElevation Gain600+ FtCastle Rock Trail in Big Bear, California,  is a 2.6 mile hike that is heavily trafficked. The peak allows for an elevation gain of 600 feet, or more, with views of the entire Big...

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Heart Rock Trail: 25ft Falls at Seeley Creek & Directions

Heart Rock Trail: 25ft Falls at Seeley Creek & Directions

Distance 1.3 MilesTime2 HrsDifficulty EasySeasonAll YearElevation Gain272 FtLooking for an easy and scenic waterfall hike? Look no further, Heart Rock Trails is a must do. Heart Rock Trail is a 1.3 mile roundtrip trail located in the mountain town of Crestline. This...

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Lake Gregory Complete Guide & Events

Lake Gregory Complete Guide & Events

At Lake Gregory, expect an inflatable water park, sandy beaches, and giant water slides all surrounded by tons of majestic cedar pine trees!  The lake, which is an 84-acre reservoir in the town of Crestline, lies within the San Bernardino Mountains at an elevation of...

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I’m Phillip, and just like you, I feel very passionate about California and the outdoors. After many years of exploring amazing and hidden places, I thought I’d share them with you. Life goes by fast so get out there and enjoy it.  

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