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3N07 – Van Dusen Creek

4.5/5 (6 reviews)
Big Bear City, California ( County)
Last Updated: 03/18/2023

Trail Information


3N07 is a simple and easy dirt off-road trail in Big Bear California, that takes you back behind the meadows of Holcomb Valley near Coyote Crag. Because Coyote Crag is a popular climbers destination, the area sees a lot of traffic and remote dispersed camping. For off-roaders, the trail is the connecting route for 3N07A - The Squeeze which is a trail full of panoramic views and even more amazing dispersed camping.

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Trail Reviews

4.5/5 (6)
Official Crew
Temporary Closure
Visited: 03/18/2023

The forest service has deemed the San Bernardino Forest unsafe for public off-roaders to use until June 30th. For more information on this: If you disagree with the complete forest closure, please call (909) 382-2682 and ask to speak to the head ranger. You can also contact the head office in Washington,DC, and voice your concern there. (202) 912-7055 Another person you could contact your senator and express your feeling - (949) 598-5850 (Alex Padilla) or (202) 224-3121 (DC switch board) If you are unhappy with this at all, please make sure you sign up for the local off-road collations (Cal4wheel, and Corva). Feel free to reach out to them and ask what you can do. Cal4Wheel - (916) 381-8300 CORVA - 916-710-1950
Visited: 05/15/2022
Difficulty Accuracy: Easier

nice views easy trails I seen 2wd small cars driving this road
Rated 3/5
Visited: 10/26/2021
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Easy yet enjoyable trail. More of a dirt road than a trail. Not super scenic but enjoyed the drive. Lots of mud/water holes but deepest was probably only 6" at most.
Official Crew
Rated 5/5
Visited: 04/27/2020

Did a little exploring and ended up on this trail. The mud holes were about 3 feet deep.
Official Crew
Rated 5/5
Visited: 04/05/2020

The trail was flooded about 3 feet deep. Made for interesting drive and fun.

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