Rim of the World Scenic Byway

Area Status: Open

National Forest Scenic BywayThis 110-mile route traverses the rim of the San Bernardino Mountains from Cajon Pass to San Gorgonio Pass. The Rim of the World Scenic Byway travels through some of the most naturally beautiful areas in Southern California. Spectacular vistas and panoramas exist everywhere along the route. This Byway encompasses portions of California Highways 138, 18, and 38. This Byway is open year-round, but you may need chains in the winter as this area does receive snow. The portion of the route between Mill Creek and Onyx Summit offer unique views of the Sand to Snow National Monument. Call the Big Bear Discovery Center (909)382-2790 (closed Tues/Wed) for more information.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Yellow Warning Triangle Symbol Exercise caution entering and exiting the highway. Slower traffic please use designated turn-outs.
Usage: Medium-Heavy


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