San Bernardino National Forest Hiking Trails
San Bernardino National Forest hiking trails are among the best in the world. You have the highest mountains in Southern California, backcountry trails and camping, and the transition between the coast and desert. It’s not just all mountain hikes though; there’s a hiking trail for everyone here. You can even do a hike that includes a tram ride that gets you up in the mountains without all the work. Don’t forget to leave your parks pass on your dashboard during these hikes.
San Bernardino National Forest Hiking Tips
- Learn how to hike in the mountains and check for snow on the trail before you go.
- If you're driving up during snow, know that traffic can back up for hours and you may need chains on your tires, which is enforced by the police.
- If you're camping, get a free campfire permit.
- San Bernardino National Forest is home to the tallest peak in Southern California, San Gorgonio.