5S07 - Bee Canyon

3.5/5 (19 reviews)
Hemet, California (Riverside County)
Last Updated: 05/09/2023

Trail Information


10 miles east of Hemet, Bee Canyon is in the San Bernardino National Forest and one of two access points off Hwy 74 for the many trails of the western Idyllwild area. This area is great for the local target shooters with the many side canyons. To the 4 wheelers, the short 3-mile drive connects you to East Indian Creek and San Jacinto Ridge truck trails. These connector trails will take you to Hwy 243 and Idyllwild.

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Trail Reviews

3.5/5 (19)
Official Crew
Temporary Closure
Visited: 05/09/2023

Closed due to a washout from storm damage.
Temporary Closure
Visited: 04/23/2023

Still closed for public safety until trail repairs are completed.
Temporary Closure
Visited: 01/29/2023

There are signs that the canyon is closed.
Rated 5/5
Visited: 08/28/2022
Difficulty Accuracy: Easier

Great trail for beginners to the trail experience.
Visited: 08/06/2022
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Ran the trail in the Jeep for access from pavement to San Jacinto Ridge and Indian Mountain trail. Went past one group of target shooters in the first mile but saw no other vehicles. pretty easy trail, it could be done in 2WD, I used 4WD HI so I could disconnect the sway bar.

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