Heaps Peak Arboretum Day Use Area


Area Status: Open

Heaps Peak Arboretum SignLocated on State Highway 18 west of the community of Skyforest. Come and escape the city and visit our unique mountain oasis of natural beauty! Experience the Heaps Peak Arboretum's gardens, "animal tracks trail," mini-gift booth, and inquire about educational programs. Heaps Peak Arboretum, located at 6,000', is open 365 days a year and is free to the public. Heaps Peak's unique arboretum and botanical gardens greet visitors with a diversity of native plants, and also a few “introductions.” No snow play in this area. Open all year.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Yellow Warning Triangle SymbolVisitors are strongly encouraged to remain on the trails.
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site, Picnic tables, Toilets, Parking
Fees: U.S. Fee Area Logo Adventure Pass Required $5/day or $30/year. Interagency Passes also accepted. For more information, please visit our recreation pass page.
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Information Center:
Mountain Top Ranger District | Big Bear Discovery Center
40971 North Shore Drive, Highway 38
P.O. Box 69
Fawnskin, CA 92333
1-909-382-2790 Thursday thru Monday. (Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays)

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Activities

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Viewing Wildlife

Viewing Plants

Viewing Scenery

Amenities

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Parking:
Toilets: Vault

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
34.233999

  Longitude : 
-117.160518

  Elevation : 
6000