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Sugarloaf Trail


Length: 5.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Urban Trail
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Bicycling (on pavement)
Bicycling (off pavement)
Dogs - On leash
Equestrian - Riding
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Roller/Inline Skating
Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Snow - Snowshoeing

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Location: Rural, In San Bernardino National Forest at Green Canyon Creek south of Big Bear City.
State(s): California
Counties: San Bernardino
Longitude: -116.80606
Latitude: 34.21877

Driving Directions

From the south end of Stanfield Cutoff on Big Bear Boulevard (Highway 38), continue for 6 miles heading south toward Redlands. Turn right on 2N93 at the intersection of Highway 38 and Hatchery Road. Follow this dirt road until you reach the Sugarloaf Trail sign and park in the turnout. The first 2 miles follows an old, gated closed dirt road, which at times follows Green Creek.


Sugarloaf National Recreation Trail is a difficult 10-mile trek to the highest point in Big Bear Valley. The first 2 miles of the trail is a dirt road, at times following Green Creek. Although the view from the summit of Sugarloaf Mountain is mostly obscured by trees you have climbed to an altitude of 9,952 feet.

Additional Details

Width: 36 inches.
Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: Trail Information

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Big Bear Discovery Center
P.O. Box 290
Fawnskin, CA 92333
(909) 382-2790




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