Tag: San Bernardino

Borea Canyon (San Bernardino)

Borea Canyon (San Bernardino) Location: N. Chiquita Lane and Daley Canyon Road, San Bernardino. From the 210 Freeway, take exit 78 for Del Rosa Avenue North. Head north on Del Rosa for 1.4 miles. Make a hard right on Bonita Vista Drive East. Go 0.3 mile and turn right onto Osbun Rd. Bear left onto…

Borea Canyon, San Bernardino, CA

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Mission Creek Preserve

Mission Creek Preserve Location: Eastern San Bernardino Mountains, northwest of the Coachella Valley. From I-10, take Highway 62 northeast for 4.7 miles and turn left on Mission Creek Road (dirt but passable by all vehicles). Follow it 2.3 miles to its end at the entrance to the preserve. From the Yucca Valley/29 Palms area, follow…

Cottonwod tree, Mission Creek Preserve, San Bernardino Mountains

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Mountain Home Flats

Mountain Home Flats Location: San Bernardino National Forest. The trail head is located by mile marker 18.45 and the coordinates are N 34 07.632, W 116 59.017 but the only practical parking area is a quarter mile north, across the bridge at a turnout on the right side of Highway 38, about 18 miles northeast…

Leaving the canyon, heading toward Mountain Home Flats, San Bernardino National Forest

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Table Mountain Nature Trail

Table Mountain Nature Trail Location:  Table Mountain Campground, Angeles National Forest near Big Pines.  From I-15, take Highway 138 west for 8.6 miles.  Turn left on Highway 2 (Angeles Crest Highway) and drive 8.7 miles to the town of Big Pine.  Just before the turnoff for Palmdale, past the ranger station, turn right on Table…

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Zanja Peak (West Approach)

Zanja Peak (West Approach) Location: Crafton Hills near Yucaipa.  From San Bernardino, take I-10 to Yucaipa Blvd.  Turn left and go 1.5 miles to Sand Canyon Road.  Turn left and go 0.2 miles to Chapman Heights Road.    Go 0.3 miles to 13th St. and park where available.   From Palm Springs, take I-10 to Oak Glen/Live…

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Morton Peak Lookout

Morton Peak Lookout Location: San Bernardino National Forest foothills north of Mentone and Yucaipa.  From the west, take I-10 to University St.  Turn left and go a mile to Highway 38 (Lugonia Road.)  Turn right and go a total of 9.2 miles (about 2 miles past the ranger station) and look for a turnout on…

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Blue Mountain (Grand Terrace)

Note: Blue Mountain is currently closed to public use. Hikes are offered by Friends of Blue Mountain several times per year. Call 909-783-1664 for more information. Blue Mountain Location: Westwood Street and Westwood Lane, Grand Terrace.  From Riverside and Orange County, take I-215 north to the Barton Road exit.  Turn right (east) and go 1.4…

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Zanja Peak from Oak Glen Road

 Zanja Peak from Oak Glen Road Location: Crafton Hills near Yucaipa.  From I-10, take the Live Oak Canyon Road/Oak Glen Road exit and head northwest for 2.7 miles.   Turn left into the parking area (opposite Shadow Hills Road). Agency:  Crafton Hills Open Space Conservancy Distance:  4.8 miles Elevation gain:  1,100 feet Difficulty Rating: PG-13…

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Mt. Jurupa

Mt. Jurupa Location:  11660 Sierra Avenue, Fontana.  From I-10, take the Sierra Avenue exit and go south for 1.7 miles.  The park is on the right (just past Jurupa Avenue.)  From the 60 freeway, take the Valley Way exit and head north for a total of 0.9 miles.  (Valley Way becomes Armstrong.)  Bear left on…

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Elfin Forest Nature Trail

Elfin Forest Nature Trail Location:   Lower San Antonio Fire Station, 3000 N. Mountain Ave, Upland.  From I-210, take the Mountain Ave. exit and head north for 4 miles.  (Note that Mountain Ave. makes a few turns on the way up, so be sure to follow the street signs.)  The fire station is on the…

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Ontario Peak

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Big Pines Nature Trail

Text and photography copyright 2011 by David W. Lockeretz, all rights reserved.  Information and opinions provided are kept current to the best of the author’s ability.  All readers hike at their own risk, and should be aware of the possible dangers of hiking, walking and other outdoor activities.  The author does not take any responsibility…

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Big Falls

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Jenks Lake

 Featured in the Nobody Hikes in L.A. Guidebook! Text and photography copyright 2010 by David W. Lockeretz, all rights reserved. Information and opinions provided are kept current to the best of the author’s ability. All readers hike at their own risk, and should be aware of the possible dangers of hiking, walking and other outdoor…

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Mormon Rocks Nature Trail

Featured in the Nobody Hikes in L.A. Guidebook! Mormon Rocks Nature Trail Location: High desert, near the Cajon Pass.  From I-15, take the highway 138 exit and go west for 1.6 miles.  The parking lot is at the fire station on the left. Agency: San Bernardino National Forest Distance: 1 mile Elevation gain: 200 feet…

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Telegraph Peak

As seen in the Nobody Hikes in L.A. Guidebook! Text and photography copyright 2010 by David W. Lockeretz, all rights reserved. Information and opinions provided are kept current to the best of the author’s ability. All readers hike at their own risk, and should be aware of the possible dangers of hiking, walking and other outdoor…

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