Big Bear Discovery Center Nature Trail
The Big Bear Discovery Center Nature Trail is a fantastic family-friendly adventure in the San Bernardino National Forest that features a lovely woodland setting and informative signs. While out on the trail, you will follow along a well-maintained path through a beautiful stretch of forest and will be able to learn about local plant and animal life from a series of interpretive signs. Be sure to arrive early so that you can easily secure parking close by.
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Route Description for Big Bear Discovery Center Nature Trail
For hikers that are looking for an effortless day of fun outdoors with young children, the Big Bear Discovery Center Nature Trail is a great way to learn about the environment while also getting a bit of exercise.
Setting out from the parking lot, you will make your way past the Discovery Center and onto the trail, following it north past the amphitheatre and through the forest. Here, you will complete a short loop through the picturesque woodland landscape, while learning interesting facts about the local plant and animal species through a series of informative signs. After completing the loop, you will follow your initial path back to the parking area where you began your adventure.
Getting to the Big Bear Discovery Center Nature Trail Trailhead
The starting point for the Big Bear Discovery Center Nature Trail can be found at the parking lot along North Shore Drive/CA-38, just 3.7 km east of Fawnskin.
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