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You are here: Home : Mountain Biking Last Updated on 05/22/1998    
RATINGS
Diff: Rating 3/10
Scenic: Rating 3/10
Tech: Rating 2/10
Silverwood Lake from Hesperia
         via Summit Valley Road, Hwy 173
Location: San Bernardino Mountains, San Bernardino National Forest, Southern California
Region: Silverwood Lake Region
Total Distance: 26.2 Mi
Elevation Gain: 1,000 Ft
Season: Sept-April
Type: Loop
Start Elev: 3,110 Ft
Peak Elev: 3,760 Ft
Total Time: 1.88 hr


Ride added by
TractorUp
on 05/22/1998
Driving Directions
Drive to Hesperia, CA.
Route
Ride from Hesperia to Santa Fe East which is on the east side of the railroad tracks that pass under Main St. Continue on this road after the name changes to Summit Valley Road. You will pass by the Hesperia Airport, go down a hill, around a corner and shortly thereafter the road will change to a dirt road. The road is dirt for another 4-5 miles and then it is paved again. The road continues climbing and then dumps you down onto Highway 138 with the Summit Valley Country store right across the road. Make a left onto 138 and watch out for cars. After a couple miles, make a left onto Highway 173. Take Hwy 173 all the way to Arrowhead Lake road and make a left. Take this road back to Hesperia.
Details
More of a road ride besides the dirt section of Summit Valley Road.
Trail Condition
Summit Valley Road is wide but may be a little sandy in spots and usually has a fair amount of washboards.
Forest Details
Desert plants all the way.
Additional Elevation & Distance Information
The highest elevation is reached on Summit Valley Road just before it drops down to Highway 138. There are some ups and downs along this ride.
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