Four Corners Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Four Corners Trailhead

Trail Views



50 miles of connecting trails

Pets Allowed



Federal Recreational Lands Pass/Adventure Pass Required

Hike/Ride Time

Full day


Easy to Strenuous - dependent on connection

Best Seasons

Year Round


Off I-8 at Buckman Springs rd.

Ranger District

Descanso Ranger District - (619) 445-6235

Located at the end of Morena Stokes Valley rd, four corners trailhead connects visitors to over 50 miles of off-road trails. The staging area is the central location for off highway vehicle users to unload and access the Corral Canyon trail network. Corral Canyon OHV area provides the opportunity for a variety of riding, offering varying levels of difficulty. Four Corners Staging Area is a short ride away from Los Pinos peak where vistas offer 360 degree views of the Cleveland National Forest. This area also offers connections to the Kernan Cycle Trail, and Bear Valley Trailhead.

The parking area was designed to accommodate large vehicles with trailers. Amenities include 1 vault toilet and a picnic table. There is no potable water at this location. Passes are available at the local Ranger Station in Alpine, CA or at stores in Pine Valley and Lake Morena. Bobcat Meadows Campground and Corral Canyon Campground are located within a short distance of the staging area. Both provide a secluded camping experience within the OHV area.

At a Glance

Fees Federal Recreational Lands Pass/Adventure Pass Required: To purchase a pass for this location visit a Cleveland National Forest office, find a local Adventure Pass vendor, or purchase online at  
Permit Info: Green Sticker required.
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Pine Valley, CA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: I-8 east from San Diego to Buckman Springs Road. Drive south on Buckman Springs Road 3.6 miles to Corral Canyon Road. Turn right on Corral Canyon Road and drive 6.2 miles to the Four Corners Trailhead.

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