2N47 - Cleghorn Ridge

Hesperia, California (San Bernardino County)

Last Updated: 08/02/2022
4.8 / 5 ( 48 reviews )
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Highlight: 2N47 - Cleghorn Ridge
Cleghorn Ridge is located near beautiful Lake Silverwood, offering spectacular views overseeing the lake and the San Bernardino National Forest. This trail is great for those looking for a day of adventure. Mostly a graded fire road that any vehicle can pass through, it also offers optional difficult routes for those looking for a more challenging trail. Nearby food, gas, and camping make this an ideal trip for a family weekend. This trail has a rating of "6" which is based on the optional routes, the main trail is easily rated at a "2" and passable by a 2WD SUV or truck.

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Waypoints

1. East Trailhead ( mi)
The east end trailhead for Cleghorn is located off Highway 138 roughly 1 mile east of Highway 173. There is available parking for small groups on the dirt area directly at the trail head, or for large groups there is a big parking area across the highway for a nearby hiking trail.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Cajon Pass, CA

West Entrance: From Riverside county, take I15 north to Cleghorn Road exit located about 5 miles north of the I15/I215 interchange. After exiting the freeway turn right onto the Cleghorn road and you will immediately come up to a forestry service gate and the pavement will turn to dirt, this is the trailhead. East Entrance: From Riverside county take I15 north to HWY138 East. Follow HWY138 east for about 9.4 miles, you will come up to a scenic viewing area of Lake Silverwood on your left, and almost directly across from it on your right will be a dirt road, this is the trailhead for Cleghorn.

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Trail Reviews (48)

Questions & Answers (2)

Q: Can a stock JLU Rubicon do all the off chutes if traveling from west to east and going at this time when conditions are dry? On which obstacles/waypoint would lockers be necessary?
–White JK (06/02/2022)
–Josh Noesser (06/02/2022)
Q: What obstacles do you recommend for a4x4 tundra leveled w/ 35’s, and a semi experienced off-road driver one this trail? I’ve completed anza-Borega lower coyote canyon and a few other trails similarly rated?
–Alex (08/15/2018)
–Josh Noesser (09/07/2018)

Writer Information

Josh Noesser

Mapping Crew - California

Joshua Noesser grew up in Southern California but has lived in different parts of the country during his young adult life. Josh was first turned to four wheeling when he road with one of his friends dad up Surprise Canyon in the Panamint Valley at age14. After nearly 3 different roll overs later and a half dozen intense waterfalls, Josh was hooked. At 16 he purchased his first Jeep a CJ 7 and by 17 was putting his first locker in it. Currently, Josh is the owner and CEO of Nybble, an IT Solutions Company based in Orange County, California. Nybble isn't your normal IT company where everyone stays in and plays video games. Nybble's average company trip is out on the trails since a good amount of his staff enjoy wheeling too. As Josh likes to say, he offers the only IT Company with the ability to provide services in extreme locations. "If you want a server at the top of The Hammers, we will take care of that for you." Today you can find Josh out on the trail behind the wheel in one of his three different off-road vehicles. See the vehicles below for more information. If you ever run into Josh, please say high, he is a very friendly person and is always happy to have a new person join the group.
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