2N02 - Burns Canyon

4.8/5 (96 reviews)
From the high desert floor flush with Joshua trees, Yucca, and crisp blue skies to the green forest of Big Bear, Burns Canyon, also known as Arrastre Creek, is an odyssey waiting for you in Southern California. Rich with history, particularly if you start at the south end and take in Pioneertown, t... Read More
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Highlights of 2N02 - Burns Canyon

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Camping Category Icon Camping
Forest Category Icon Forest
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Mine Category Icon Mine
Overland Category Icon Overland
Scenic Category Icon Scenic
Highest Elevation
7131 ft
Shape of Trail
Straight Through
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
West
Official Trail Name
2N02
Nearest Town
Yucca Valley
Nearest Services
Big Bear City
Management Agency
San Bernardino National Forest
District
Mountaintop Ranger District

Overview

From the high desert floor flush with Joshua trees, Yucca, and crisp blue skies to the green forest of Big Bear, Burns Canyon, also known as Arrastre Creek, is an odyssey waiting for you in Southern California. Rich with history, particularly if you start at the south end and take in Pioneertown, travel through the famous Rose Mine, and find the rare Redwood trees, this trail makes for a great gateway for an epic overland trip close to home. This is the perfect get-away for a day or days when combined with the other amazing trails this area has to offer.

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31 Waypoints
95 Trail Photos
1 Trail Concerns
96 Community Reviews
1 Video
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