This trail begins on Forest Road 2N08 east of Knickerbocker Road between Snow Summit Ski Area and Big Bear Lake Village. From Hwy 18, turn south on Knickerbocker Road and continue for 0.5 mile to the beginning of Forest Road 2N08 on the left. Park here (if gate is closed) or continue the large turnout at the trailhead. Towne Trail is relatively flat with a few intermittent stream crossings.
Most trailheads, recreation areas, and parking lots in the Big Bear Valley require an adventure pass. Follow Link above for more info about requirements before planning your next hiking or biking trip.
Big Bear Hiking Trails
Big Bear Lake is an outdoor playground. There are trails for every skill level. Choose from paved & easy to rocky & advanced or anything in between! Take in the picturesque views from our trails throughout the Big Bear Valley while breathing in the crisp mountain air!