Whispering Pines and Ponderosa Vista Nature Trails

Loop • 1.5 mi • 0 ft

Hike two interpretive trails on opposite sides of the highway, enjoying the beauty of the forest while discovering intriguing facts about your surroundings and the natural history of the region. The plaques that line the trail describe various birds and trees that are common to the mountains while also showcasing the effects of time and change on the landscape. Hikers wishing to complete both loops should do so; information on the plaques is interesting and entertaining.
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Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Big Bear
Length: 1.5 total miles
Elevation Gain: Minimal
Trail Type: Loop/Lollipop
Skill Level: Easy
Duration: 1 hour
Season: Spring through fall
Other Uses: Dogs
Local Contacts: San Bernardino National Forest
Local Maps: TOPO! CD: California 9; USGS: Big Bear Lake
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