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Cucamonga Wilderness - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Cucamonga Wilderness

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.


Attractions Near Cucamonga Wilderness

Cucamonga Peak
Cucamonga Peak1.59km from Cucamonga Wilderness

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.

Ice House Canyon Trail
Ice House Canyon Trail3.8km from Cucamonga Wilderness

The Ice House Canyon is a popular day hike with a trail head just north of Mount Baldy Village. The trail is not to strenuous, but if you are hiking in the winter, snow and Ice is a factor.The winding trail begins in a shady canyon passing remnants of old recreation cabins as it heads towards Ice House Canyon Saddle.

Ontario Peak
Ontario Peak4.42km from Cucamonga Wilderness

A majestic peak in the San Gabriel Mountains of California. It is in the San Bernardino National Forest, and in the Cucamonga Wilderness. The most accessible trailhead for hiking Ontario Peak is in Icehouse Canyon. Forest Service Trail 7W07 leads from here to Icehouse Saddle, from which the Ontario Peak Trail leads to the summit.

Mount Baldy Ski Lift
Mount Baldy Ski Lift5.72km from Cucamonga Wilderness

The Mount Baldy Ski Lifts, or "Baldy", is a ski resort located on Mount San Antonio. The vintage ski lifts were installed in 1952 by Harwood Developments. The ski resort features traditional runs, open bowls, chutes, and tree runs; and claims to be the "largest and steepest resort in Southern California.

Mt. Baldy Resort
Mt. Baldy Resort5.72km from Cucamonga Wilderness

This is a ski resort located on Mount San Antonio—Mount Baldy in the San Gabriel Mountains. It is in San Bernardino County, Southern California. It is located 45 mi from Los Angeles, the closest city to the ski resort. The ski resort features traditional runs, open bowls, chutes, and tree runs; and claims to be the "largest and steepest resort in Southern California," with 26 runs and four chair lifts spanning 3 mountains featuring a peak elevation of 8,600 ft.

Baldy Bowl
Baldy Bowl 6.9km from Cucamonga Wilderness

Baldy Bowl is a fluvial cirque, in the San Gabriel Mountains of the U.S. state of California, that forms much of the upper south face of Mount San Antonio. It is one of the most visited backcountry locales in the San Gabriels, and is popular with skiers, hikers, and climbers. It has a base elevation of around 8,200 ft.

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