2N01 - Broom Flat

Big Bear Lake, California (SanBernardino County)

Last Updated: 09/23/2021
4.6 / 5 ( 5 reviews )
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Typically Open: Year Round
Length: 6.37 miles
Highest Elevation: 8117 feet
Duration: About 30 minutes
Shape of Trail: Out & Back
Best Direction to Travel: N/A
Nearest Town: Big Bear Lake
Nearest Town w/ Services: Big Bear Lake
Official Road Name: 2N01
Management Agency: San Bernardino National Forest
District: Mountaintop Ranger District


Highlight: 2N01 - Broom Flat
2N01 - Broom Flat is a scenic, winding, forest road leading from CA-38 in Big Bear, CA, to the area at the base of Tip Top Mountain. 2N01 serves as a great access road to this south eastern section of the Big Bear Mountains. This is a great trail for a beginner looking to explore this open area, or a great connector for more advanced wheelers looking for a quick route to Heartbreak Ridge or Tip Top Mountain. 2N01 - Broom Flats can be run as an out & back, or a connector to the many other off-road trails in this area.


Route Information

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1. Trailhead 2N01 (0 mi)
The 2N01 trailhead is directly off CA-38, on the northeast side. There are two small signs visible from CA-38, but they are not easy to see. The pavement continues down the first tenth of a mile on the trail before it turns to rough dirt.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: San Bernardino, California

From San Bernardino, take I-10 east for about 5 miles. Take exit 77C for Tennessee Street. Turn left onto Tennessee Street. Turn right onto west Lugonia Avenue. Continue onto Mentone Boulevard. Continue onto CA-38 east / Mill Creek Road for about 35 miles. Watch for 2N01on the northeast side of the road and turn right onto 2N01.



Trail Reviews (10)

Questions & Answers (1)

Q: Are there any car camping pullout opportunities on this trail?
–Daniel Stamper (10/11/2021)
–G. Martin (10/12/2021)

Writer Information

G. Martin

Mapping Crew - California

G. Martin, gm4x4 on Youtube , is a California native, born and raised in northern California and now living and wheeling in southern California. He enjoys exploring new trails and setting up camp in the remote outdoors. You may come across him in the middle of the Mojave Desert, the mountains of Big Bear, in the central Sierras near Shaver Lake or any other dirty, rocky road in the southwest.
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