Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) Holcomb Ck to Silverwood

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The Pacific Crest Trail extends 2600 miles from Canada to Mexico. Although a few marathon hikers have gone the length in one trip, most take the trail in segments over a period of years. The PCT enters the San Bernardino National Forest in its southern end in the Santa Rosa Mountains.  It exits in the northwest part of the forest at Boundary Ridge north of Cleghorn Mountain.

The trail is for horse and foot traffic only; all motorized vehicles and bicycles are prohibited. Entry and exit points are numerous, which makes the trail ideal for short nature walks, half-day hikes or day hikes.

Interested in lending a hand?

Pacific Crest Trail Association
Volunteers work on parts of the 2,600 mile long Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCT) both as trail adopters and through regularly scheduled weekend projects (1-4 days) and service trips (5-10 days). The PCTA, in cooperation with the US Forest Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management and California State Parks, is also the primary source for information about the PCT.  For more information, please visit the website for the Pacific Crest Trail Association

At a Glance

Current Conditions: The PCT is open from Splinters Cabin to the Mojave River Forks Dam in Deep Creek, the slide has been cleared, the whole segment is passable and in moderately good shape. HOWEVER, THIS SEGMENT IS NOT RECOMMENDED FOR STOCK. Northbound Equestrians can bypass this segment of 3N34c, by traveling west on 3N34 and north on SR173, rejoining the trail at the SR173/PCT crossing. 
Fees Forest Adventure Pass may be required at access points
Information Center: Big Bear Discovery Center



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