Big Bear Lake

AKA: Cactus Flat OHV Staging AreaMountain Top Ranger District, San Bernardino National Forest, Cactus Flats, Smart Spring, Canyon Spring, Squirrel Spring, Granite Spring, Arrasire Creek, Mountain Top Ranger District, Cactus Fla

Summary


This high desert area has about six miles of ATV trails and 62 miles of surrounding 4x4 trails. Most of the trails are dusty with loose rocks however the Joshua Tree trail is smooth, fast and has many berms. The main staging area is large and amenities include a loading ramp, vault toilets and a informational kiosk with trail maps. Camping is permitted but there is no water or shade so come prepared.

{ Last know status: Open | Approximate size: Unknown Mile(s) | Last updated: November 08, 2017 }

Terrain Experience Level


Expert
Some
Advanced
Some
Intermediate
Mostly
Beginner
Some

Terrain


Rhythm Section
Unknown
Roots
Unknown
Mud
Some
Sand
None
Jumps
Some
Hill Climbs
Some
Hard Pack
Mostly
Gravle
Unknown
Large Loose Rocks
Some
Other Hazards
Some

Allowed Vehicles


Motorcycle
Allowed
ATV
Allowed
4x4
Allowed
SxS
Allowed
Snowmobile
Unknown

Details


Nearest City

Nearest city to Big Bear Lake is Big Bear City, California


Google Map

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Spark Arrestor

A spark arrestor or exhaust cap is required

Noise Limit

Limit of: 96 db

Max Vehicle Width

Max Width of: 50 inches

Open Dates

year-round

FS

San Bernardino National Forest - Big Bear Ranger Station 41397 North Shore Drive Fawnskin, CA 92333 (909) 382-2790


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Enjoy the Mountain Off Road Adventures 29121 Hook Creek Road Cedar Glen, CA 92321 (844) 386-6691 info@enjoythemountain.com


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Trail Information: Cactus Flat OHV Staging Area

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Cactus Flat OHV Staging Area is off of Highway 18, north of Big Bear and south of Lucerne Valley.  Look for Forest Road 3N03 and go southeast, following the signs to the staging area. There is a vault toilet and a couple of picnic tables at the staging area along with ample parking and informtional signs.  Camping is allowed, but campfires (wood and charcoal) are not allowed.

{ Last know status: Open | Approximate size: Unknown Mile(s) | Last updated: September 02, 2016 }

Terrain Experience Level


Unknown

Terrain


Rhythm Section
Unknown
Roots
Unknown
Mud
Unknown
Sand
Unknown
Jumps
Unknown
Hill Climbs
Unknown
Hard Pack
Unknown
Gravle
Unknown
Large Loose Rocks
Unknown
Other Hazards
Unknown

Allowed Vehicles


Motorcycle
Allowed
ATV
Unknown
4x4
Unknown
SxS
Unknown
Snowmobile
Unknown

Trail Points

Known points on this trail


Trail Start

Starting point for Cactus Flat OHV Staging Area

Fee

An Adventure Pass is required on vehicles parked at staging area. Vehicles on the OHV routes require either a license plate, red, or green sticker. Information for red and green sticker regulations and licensing requirements can be found at www.ohv.parks.ca.gov Adventure Passes are $5/day or $30/year. Interagency Passes also accepted. For more information, please visit our recreation pass page.

Forest Service Links


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General Notes

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