3N08 - Holcomb Creek Road

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4.8/5 (16 reviews)
Big Bear Lake, California (San Bernardino County)
Last Updated: 05/08/2023
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3N08 is the perfect trail for the new and moderately experienced off-road enthusiast in the forest of Big Bear, CA. The trail provides plenty of dense forest scenery and some 4x4 challenges. The most notable obstacle on the trail is a rocky hill climb on the east end of the trail. This hill climb is a 40 degree climb with several moderate sized rocks and ledges. At roughly 30 feet long, the hill climb is just big enough to get the heart pumping and for you to second guess your line of attack.

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4.8/5 (16)
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Rated 5/5
Visited: 09/10/2023
Difficulty Accuracy: Harder

This was a good one. The rocky hill section could be difficult for vehicles with smaller approach/departure angles.
Trail Review: 3N08 - Holcomb Creek Road - Tim M
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Rated 5/5
Visited: 07/25/2023
Difficulty Accuracy: Harder

Great trail lots of fun would say it’s closer to a mandatory 4 optional 5
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Rated 4/5
Visited: 07/03/2023
Difficulty Accuracy: Harder

There is a deep and sharp mud hole (4ft deep and 4ft wide with almost 90 degree walls) from a small spring right in the middle of the trail (34.31001, -116.93611) before the rocky hill climb. You can go around in a med size vehicles but big trucks might not be able to go around and if your going down hill I can see that someone might flip on their roof.
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Rated 5/5
Visited: 05/08/2023

The trail overall is in good shape, but there is a tree blocking the trail near the east side. So don't use this as a short cut when crossing the areas.
Trail Review: 3N08 - Holcomb Creek Road - Josh Noesser
Trail Review: 3N08 - Holcomb Creek Road - Josh Noesser
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Visited: 05/05/2023

Trails are officially open https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/fseprd1095216.pdf

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