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San Bernardino National Forest

San Bernardino, CA
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Type: Forests, Outdoors
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Owner description: This region encompasses 660,000 acres of the San Bernadino Mountains with elevations ranging from 1,000 feet to the highest at Mount San Gorgonio at 11,502 feet.
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Seattle, Washington
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Great view and so beautiful. Lots of twist and turns. It is very much worth the drive. We had a beautiful day.

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Escondido CA
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We visited Serrano mid week in early September after kids were back in school. Listed as a Heavy Use campground, we made reservations in advance for the full hookup Snowberry Loop. As it turned out, there were plenty of sites open in all the loops, however, when we left on Friday the Strawberry Loop was filling up. A very nice,... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We were in this campground after reading many good recommendation, and it was a real great experience! The sites are HUGE , lots of privacy, clean toilets, the ranger is very nice and offering many trails in the area. The sites are clean and most of them pretty shady. You drive from Redlands through Lugonia Ave. then on the 38... More

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Dallas, Texas
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178 reviews 178 reviews
106 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This forest offers hikes for persons at all athletic levels. There are lots of beautiful trees and rocks to see. I highly recommend bringing a picnic lunch, finding a nice quiet place to stop and then just listening. The sounds of the wind in the trees, the lizards skittering, and birds calling is amazing.

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77 reviews 77 reviews
11 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We saw Big Bear Lake and Lake Arrowhead. We loved the scenic drive, it was fresh and cool. Lake Arrowhead had several shops and restaurants. There were plenty of stopping places on the drive too.

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56 reviews 56 reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

My wife and I spent a day in the San Bernardino National Forest - specifically, in the mountains along Routes 38 and 18, from well east of Big Bear City to about Crestline, where we descended back down to the valley. Yep, it's beautiful. But we found the management by the forest service to be poor and capricious. First, the... More

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McCall, Idaho
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87 reviews 87 reviews
29 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

san bernardino is the largest county in the country! there is a lot of diversity in there! this is a great place to get away with the family and get back to nature! there is a great variety of trails, awesome rock climbing, and of course beautiful scenery!

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San Bernardino, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Went up end of October of this year: beautiful fall leaves & crisp weather. Ate at the Belgium Waffle which was wonderful. Fed ducks & squirrels and then shopping at Bass & Van Huesen Outlets. Then ate a chocolate covered apple, rolled in roasted nuts at the Rocky Mtn Chocolate factory. Ran through the Christmas store next to the Pentelon... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Awesome place to drive through and site see. I stayed in the town of Crestline California and would definitely recommend it in the summer months!!!

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Los Angeles, California
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110 reviews 110 reviews
32 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

The Beauty of the many small towns in the Mountains in the San Bernardino Mountains is so Magical. Filled with lakes and fishing, water sports, and just the pure beauty of the Mountains here. The Huge Factor, is the people here, this is one of the nicest communities anywhere !! The eating and Lodging fit any budget, from camp, to... More

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