Middle Control Road - Big Bear

4.3/5 (25 reviews)
Middle Control Road might not sounds like the worlds most interesting trail, but don't let this name fool you. The trail zig zags down the mountain providing some amazing views across the valley floor. Along the route there are plenty of options to get out of the 4x4 and hike the area. Also along...Read More
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Highlights of Middle Control Road - Big Bear

Altitude Category IconAltitude
Forest Category IconForest
Overland Category IconOverland
Scenic Category IconScenic
Snow Wheeling Category IconSnow Wheeling
Water Category IconWater
Highest Elevation
5789 ft
Shape of Trail
Connector
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
South
Official Trail Name
Middle Control
Nearest Town
Redlands
Nearest Services
Redlands
Management Agency
San Bernardino National Forest
District
Mountaintop Ranger District

Overview

Middle Control Road might not sounds like the worlds most interesting trail, but don't let this name fool you. The trail zig zags down the mountain providing some amazing views across the valley floor. Along the route there are plenty of options to get out of the 4x4 and hike the area. Also along the route is a beautiful waterfall which could easily be a place to stop when looking for inspiration... Whether you love off-road or you're looking for one of the most scenic drives in the area, I would recommend Middle Control Road as one of your next stops.

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5 Waypoints
17 Trail Photos
1 Trail Concerns
25 Community Reviews
1 Video
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