Take an easy forest road to a challenging loop through scenic Burns Canyon. Visit a stone arrastra from bygone mining days. Green-sticker vehicles are allowed after Waypoint 02. Get a copy of the San Bernardino N.F. Motor Vehicle Use Map so you can differentiate numerous legal and illegal side roads. We were disappointed to learn that Heartbreak Ridge 4×4 Trail, which we drove for the first edition of this book in 2003, does not show on the latest MVUM.
Best spring through fall.
Submitted by Bruce
Had driven this trail 2 times a couple of years ago and it was as described in the guidebook. Went again last week and the heavy rains last winter completely changed the trail. The hard sections are more challenging, and some sections went from moderate to difficult. Increased puckerage for sure.
Let me give an accurate account of this trail. It starts off easy. Nice Josua trees. Roads pretty decent. Then...See More