At Hwy 38 & Forest Road #1N02 is a huge, pine forested valley, right next to San Gorgonio Wilderness. Heartbar Campground, Heart Bar Horse Camps, RV Dispersed Sites. Highway 38 – SE of Big Bear Lake, California; Mountain Bike, Hiking & Equestrian Trails with ridges of 10,000′ elevation. Best high elevation scenery for SoCal by far.
Bring the horses – Equestrian Camp Reservations
Big Bear HEART BAR: This valley is a developed recreation area w/ 94 camp sites, plus big equestrian area. Picnic, hiking, mountain biking, horseback trails, plenty RV spots, even a creek. (Oooops I meant the Santa Ana River) Highway 38 is kinda the long way into Big Bear Lake, up thru Angelus Oaks. Forest Falls is also worth a stop for a quick hike – and head dunk.
Forest Service Rd #1N02 – the dirt road is graded & leads back to Coon Creek Cabin.
Big Bear Discovery Center
San Bernardino forest maps:
- San Berdu National Forest Map (USDA NFS)
- San Gorgonio Map USDA
- San Gorgonio Trail Map (Tom Harrison)
nearby mountain communities: