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Large Boulders Out At The Pinnacles
Hiking in San Bernardino Mountains is an outdoor activity that is geographically accessible to people who live in Southern California. One thing that you can admire in this regions is the large boulders out at The Pinnacles, which are a must see for hiking and nature enthusiasts. So how do you get to the Pinnacles anyway? First, you need to head east on the 10 Freeway towards San Bernardino, and then merge onto the 30 Freeway once reach San Bernardino. Once on the 30 Freeway exit on Waterman Ave, which will have a sign that says Lake Arrowhead and resort cities. Take Waterman Ave all the way past 40th Street and start heading up the San Bernardino Mountains on Highway 18. This byway is very scenic because it is on the edge of the San Bernardino Mountains, but it is also very windy! Take Highway 18 for twenty miles up the San Bernardino Mountains to Daily Canyon Road, which you want to exit on. Next, turn left on Highway 189, and take this all the way to where you see Five Points General Store, and then turn right on Grass Valley Road. Take Grass Valley Road four miles all the way out to Highway 173. The Pinnacles are visible once you turn left on to Highway 173. Make sure to obtain a San Bernardino National Forest Adventure Pass before parking near the Pinnacles to hike. Adventure passes can be purchased at the local ranger station. Here are some of the beautiful pictures I captured during my adventures out at The Pinnacles, which are about five miles from Lake Arrowhead Village.
Satellite view of the San Bernardino Mountains in Southern California.
The Pinnacles turned out to be a fun and creative place to have an Easter egg hunt for the kids. Children can always have an Easter egg hunt at home, but it is more like a treasure hunt if you do this on a nature hike!
After it rains and snows a large creek forms at the base of The Pinnacles, but on the day I took this video it was much smaller since it had been no precipitation for a couple of weeks. Go to The Pnnacles after the rain and you will see a very substantial creek, which lodged this piece of driftwood in between the boulders.