2N22Y - May Van Canyon

5/5 (6 reviews)
Big Bear City, California (San Bernardino County)
Last Updated: 09/23/2021
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Trail Information

Highlights

Southeast of Big Bear, California in the San Bernardino National Forest and directly off of CA38 is this lone trail leading up the hill and ending just short of May Spring. Known as May Van Canyon, 2N22Y travels through this lush green section of the forest adjacent to private property as it climbs the mild hills leading toward the spring. A spring-fed water trough just outside the private property fence line is visible from the end of the trail where the greenery around it shows recent water flow. May Van Canyon is a good trail for a beginner looking for a little bit of a challenge.

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Trail Reviews

5/5 (6 reviews)
Status: Open
Rated 5/5
Visited: 01/30/2022
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Fun little out and back trail, winding through the forest. Remaining ice from old storm turned into boiler plate ice just prior to the end of the trail, and we uncontrollably slid backwards! Luckily we stayed in the tire grooves and stopped when we hit dirt. Buddy with us had the sense to back out of the way as we slid. No damage, just ego. Easier trail without ice...
G. Martin
Official Crew
62500
Status: Open
Visited: 09/23/2021

The San Bernardino National Forest has reopened.
G. Martin
Official Crew
62500
Status: Temporary Closure
Visited: 09/17/2021

The current forest-wide emergency closure order has been extended, for San Bernardino National Forest, through midnight on Sept. 22.
G. Martin
Official Crew
62500
Status: Temporary Closure
Visited: 08/31/2021

The Forest Service has temporary closed all of the National Forests in California. This closure will is from Aug. 31, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. through September 17, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.
G. Martin
Official Crew
62500
Status: Open
Visited: 10/09/2020

Open as of 10/08/2020. https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/sbnf/alerts-notices

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