Skyline Trail

San Bernardino National Forest, California

Elevation Gain38ft
Trailhead Elevation6,822ft
Elevation Min/Max6822/6860ft
Elevation Start/End6822/6822ft

Skyline Trail

Skyline Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Big Bear Lake, California. It is within San Bernardino National Forest. It is 299 feet long and begins at 6,822 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 38 feet.

Skyline Trail Professional Review and Guide

"The Skyline Trail runs along the edge of the ridge south of Big Bear Lake, threading through scenic forest with wild?owers and boulder piles and o?ering great views of the San Gorgonio Wilderness across the Santa Ana River canyon.

The trail, completed in 2015 through a partnership between the Big Bear Valley Trails Foundation and the Forest Service, has become an instant hit among mountain bikers, but is also an enjoyable trip for hiking and trail running. The trail follows a preexisting ?rebreak bulldozed during the 2003 Old Fire to avoid creating new environmental impacts. As such, the trail passes over most of the bumps on the ridge. Climbs are gently graded for intermediate mountain bikers and may feel a bit circuitous for hikers."

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Trail Information

San Bernardino National Forest
Nearby City
San Bernardino National Forest
Big Bear Lake, Moonridge (7.5-minute)
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Aug 2018