3N10 - John Bull East aka Little John Bull

Big Bear City, California (San Bernardino County)

Last Updated: 09/11/2020
5 / 5 ( 11 reviews )
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Typically Open: Year Round
Length: 1.56 miles
Highest Elevation: 7200 feet
Duration: About 1 hour
Shape of Trail: Connector
Best Direction to Travel: West
Nearest Town: Big Bear City
Nearest Town w/ Services: Big Bear City
Official Road Name: 3N10
Management Agency: San Bernardino National Forest
District: Mountain Top Ranger District


Highlight: 3N10 - John Bull East aka Little John Bull
Part of the John Bull Trail network, Little John Bull or John Bull East, is eastern portion of this trail commonly bypassed by offroaders traveling John Bull West. Along this route, you will find it somewhat easier obstacles then its more difficult west side. But don't be confused, this trail will still challenge most drivers with is rock crawling, and is known for it carnage just like its west half.


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1. East End of Trail (0 mi)
Where the trail connects to 3N02

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Fawnskin, CA

Follow HWY18 east of Big Bear Lake, turn left onto Holcomb Valley Rd towards the Big Bear landfill. Turn left onto 3N16 just before the landfill entrance, after about 2 miles your come up to 3N02 on your right. Turn onto 3N02 and follow it about 1 mile to 3N10, turn left onto 3N10



Trail Reviews (13)

Questions & Answers (1)

Q: Do you have any updates on the V-Notch section of the trail? The trail report has an entry from 2016 but nothing more up to date.
–Marc Nitz (06/20/2018)
–Tom H (07/31/2018)
–Josh Noesser (06/20/2018)

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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