Big Falls Trail

#4 of 136 trails in San Bernardino National Forest

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Big Falls Trail is a 3.3 mile trail located near Forest Falls, California that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible from March until September.

Directions from Bear Valley/Woodlands, CA: Travel west on Highway 38 to Valley-of-the-Falls Boulevard. Proceed about 3 miles and park in the parking area adjacent to the Falls Picnic Area.

Restrooms/Campgrounds/Forrest Patrols.

California Travel and Tourism Commision, P.O. Box 1499 , Sacramento, CA, 95812-1499, Phone: 800-862-2543

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Nice hike, pretty easy hike to the first pool of water, if you go further, if becomes more difficult, plenty of boulders and rocks to climb and is somewhat steep. Once you make it to the big water fall, you have to climb a couple of boulders or walk in the water to get to it. If you choose to climb the boulders, be careful, they are kind of slick and very much so if your shoes get wet. Beautiful place, too bad taggers have vandalized the boulders.

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went on this trail twice and enjoyed it very much. It's a short hike to the water but a very pretty one. You can get a great hike in if you go all the way to the top falls. be very careful as its steep and slippery. clean and beautiful, love this place.

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Nice trail and views once you get to the big falls. Still need to be careful though while on the rocks. Saw a gentleman take a tumble yesterday and need paramedics to come.

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Nice little hike. Go on a weekday.

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short hike amazing end but its more of climb than hike

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The falls are beautiful and climbing around on the rocks is fun. The actual trail is very short though. I would not go out of my way to visit, but if you are in the area, definitely check it out. The drive up can be a fun adventure in itself, as well. Check out El Mexicano nearby in Forest Falls for some good Mexican food.

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The actual trail to the falls from the waterfall is very short, and very easy, but the actual falls are beautiful. Heading upward into the mountain is also fun but when we went it wasn't exactly a trail but a tried creek we walked up. Still such a fun adventure, and absolutely beautiful. Go on a weekday if you want to enjoy the falls. I've gone on a Wednesday and a Saturday and there were about three times more people on Saturday. Also be aware of wildlife, we saw a ram come down from the mountain and get very, very close to people.

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I loved it!! Great time spent with family and friends!! Totally recommend!

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