San Bernardino National Forest

Camp Creek National Recreation Trail

The Camp Creek National Recreation Trail is a very steep and difficult trail. Hikers drop 2,000 feet in elevation in 3.6 miles where the trail terminates at Bear Creek. Then the hiker is faced with a 2,000 foot ascent on the return leg of the hike.


Directions from Running Springs, CA: Travel east on Highway 18. The trail begins 0.4-mile east of the main gate of Snow Valley Ski Area at the 2N97 Forest Road turnout. Signage at the trailhead will direct you to the Camp Creek Trail, which 2N97 intersects in 0.3-mile.