Directions and Lodging

Hwy 18 from Lucerne Valley:
  • Stay on Hwy 18 into the Big Bear Valley it will turn into North Shore Drive.
  • Continue on North Shore, you will pass Paradise, Greenway, Division, and Stanfield Cutoff. The lake will be on your left.
  • A short distance you will see the Discovery Center on your right.
  • Just past that on your left will be the sign for Meadows Edge Picnic Area. Signs will direct you to the start/finish parking lot.

 

Hwy 18 from Running Springs:
  • Hwy 18 towards Big Bear. When you get to the dam, turn left to continue on Hwy 38 towards Fawnskin.
  • The lake will be on your right About 6 ½ miles from the dam you will see the sign for Meadows Edge Picnic Area.
  •  Turn right. We will have signs directing you to the start/finish parking lot.

 

Hwy 38 from Redlands:
  • Hwy 38 will bring you up the mountain into Big Bear City.
  • Turn left on Big Bear Blvd. At the light, which is Greenway, make a right.
  •  Next stop sign turn left (North Shore).Continue on North Shore, you will pass Division and then Stanfield Cutoff.
  • The lake will be on your left. A short distance you will see the Discovery Center on your right.
  • Just past that on your left will be the sign for Meadows Edge Picnic Area.
  • Signs will direct you to the start/finish parking lot.

REMEMBER: IN MEADOWS EDGE PARKING LOT YOU MUST PARK ON THE PAVEMENT. ALSO A FOREST ADVENTURE PASS MUST BE DISPLAYED IN ALL VEHICLES.

PLEASE OBEY THE PARKING RULES.

Lodging:

You may also contact the Chamber of Commerce for lodging @ 909-866-4607

 

Camping:
  • Serrano Campground 1-877-444-6777 (located across from the start/finish) (Camping by reservations only)

Map to Start

Serrano Campground

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