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Cajon Pass - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Cajon Pass, California 92371, USA

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About Cajon Pass

Cajon Pass is a mountain pass between the San Bernardino Mountains to the east and the San Gabriel Mountains to the west in Southern California. The Pacific Crest Trail goes directly through Cajon Pass, and during the hiking season up to several thousand transient hikers will pass through this area after walking one of the hottest, driest, and most grueling sections of desert on the trail.

Attractions Near Cajon Pass

Silverwood Lake State Recreation Area

The Silverwood Lake State Recreation Area is one of many California State Parks features picnicking, hiking trails, swimming beaches, and designated areas for boating, water-skiing and fishing.The Pacific Crest Trail, "the jewel in the crown of America's scenic trails" spanning 2,650 mi from Mexico to Canada through three western states, passes through the Silverwood Lake State Recreation Area, with trailheads for short or long hikes

Cucamonga Wilderness
Cucamonga Wilderness12.65km from Cajon Pass

The Cucamonga Wilderness is a 12,781-acre wilderness area located in the eastern San Gabriel Mountains in Southern California. Known for its steep, rugged terrain, elevations in the wilderness range from approximately 5,000 feet to nearly 9,000 feet at the top of Telegraph Peak.The 12,781 acres wilderness is managed by the United States Forest Service in Angeles National Forest and San Bernardino National Forest.

Glen Helen Regional Park
Glen Helen Regional Park13.03km from Cajon Pass

Glen Helen Regional Park is a county park located in San Bernardino, located at the base of the chaparral covered hills of the Cajon Pass with scenic views of both the San Gabriel and San Bernardino Mountains. It is also home to the Glen Helen Amphitheater, the largest outdoor amphitheater in the United States. The park also hosts several off-road races since 1985.

Glen Helen Amphitheater
Glen Helen Amphitheater13.66km from Cajon Pass

A majestic 65,000-capacity amphitheater located in the hills of Glen Helen Regional Park in San Bernardino, California. It is the largest outdoor music venue in the United States. It has played host to many music festivals, including Anger Management Tour, Area Festival, Battle of San Bernardino Festival, Crüe Fest, Crüe Fest 2, Family Values Tour, Gigantour and so more.

Silverwood Lake
Silverwood Lake13.96km from Cajon Pass

Silverwood Lake is a large reservoir in San Bernardino County, California, United States, located on the West Fork Mojave River, a tributary of the Mojave River in the San Bernardino Mountains. It features picnicking, hiking trails, swimming beaches, and designated areas for boating, water-skiing and fishing.

Cucamonga Peak
Cucamonga Peak14.18km from Cajon Pass

This is one of the highest peaks in the San Gabriel Mountains. It is within the Cucamonga Wilderness of the San Bernardino National Forest. Trekking and adventure lovers can explore this place very well. This is one of the coolest summits in this area.

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