San Bernardino National Forest

Scenic Spots in San Bernardino Nat'l Forest

Cajon Pass Scenic Drive

This is earthquake country! The Cajon Pass is one of the youngest and most geologically active regions in North America! Two mountain ranges, the San Gabriel and the San Bernardino, overlap here, producing earthquakes and other seismic activity along the San Andreas Fault line. Cajon Pass, meaning "box" pass, was ...

Gold Fever Trail Self-Guided Auto Tour

Gold Fever Trail (a self-guided driving tour) takes you through the now peaceful Holcomb Valley where the saga of early miners is still recorded. The 18.2-mile loop starts and finishes at the Big Bear Discovery Center on Highway 38. This scenic drive winds its way around the various historic ...

Rim of the World Scenic Byway

This 110-mile route transverses the entire mountain range, from Cajon Pass to San Gorgonio Pass. You will experience a diverse and remarkable landscape while viewing the highest mountains in Southern California. The highway is part of the National Scenic Byway System, so watch for signs along the way. Interpretive ...

Thomas Mountain Backroad Drive

Try a drive up Thomas Mountain near Garner Valley. Charles Thomas settled in Garner Valley in the mid 1880's and raised Mexican Longhorn Cattle and 12 children. He bought his land from the Cahuilla Indians and later sold it to San Bernardino stockman Robert Garner. This dirt road climbs through ...