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Heaps Peak Arboretum

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28950 CA18, Rim of the World Scenic Byway, Just east of Skyforest on the north side of the road, Latitude: 34.233999 Longitude: -117.160518, Skyforest, Lake Arrowhead, CA 92385
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Easy 1 mile loop with information about trees/foliage in area

Well done one mile loop trail (a little paved, but mostly dirt) with 20+ different points talking... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
LovelandS
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Loveland, Colorado
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Came up to Arrowhead on a whim to enjoy a peaceful day outside. Nice enjoyable walking path... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2018
RJKemp84
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“easy hike” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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28950 CA18, Rim of the World Scenic Byway, Just east of Skyforest on the north side of the road, Latitude: 34.233999 Longitude: -117.160518, Skyforest, Lake Arrowhead, CA 92385
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"adventure pass"
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"easy hike"
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"trees and plants"
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"picnic tables"
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"parking area"
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"all ages"
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"young ones"
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"the loop"
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"forest adventure"
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"pine cones"
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"lake arrowhead"
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"mile"
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"rim"
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"stroll"
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"sequoia"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well done one mile loop trail (a little paved, but mostly dirt) with 20+ different points talking about the trees and foliage in the area. Easy to get to located right off of the beautiful Rim of the World highway. Parking requires the $5 Adventure...More

Thank LovelandS
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Came up to Arrowhead on a whim to enjoy a peaceful day outside. Nice enjoyable walking path through the forest.

1  Thank RJKemp84
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Especially in the fall the last of the leaves are turning and the forest Smells so fresh. Easy half hour walk for all ages and pets on leash are welcome.

1  Thank altaman55
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

The loop was so relaxing and pretty. I want to come back during the spring and see the flowers in bloom and all the trees with their leaves.

1  Thank Joshua S
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

We walked the trail of the arboretum, which wasn't very long and was quite easy to do. The Dogwood trees were beautiful with fall colors.

Thank LoriGrg
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

This place doesn't look like much from the parking lot, especially at this time of year when the autumn die-off is happening as the forest readies for winter. However, it is definitely worth the time to walk the informative trail. There are printed brochures available...More

1  Thank OsiyaGal
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Short loop trail a little under a mile long. A few burned Sequoia trees and many pines trees. Saw blue jays here. Some picnic tables.

Thank James L
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

If you're looking for a short (less than 1 mile) stroll through the trees, this is your ticket. Well marked and maintained, an easy educational walkabout for the young ones or older ones in your family. I think there may be another trail that will...More

Thank RBLeaddog
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

This trail was thankfully very easy to maneuver, as I had my 75+ relatives with me. We read about all the plants and trees in the area. Very easy to follow along and enjoy learning about the local plant life.

Thank funjunkie70
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Nice hour or so easy walk among the pines, free paper guide, numbered stops along the trail. You need a day National Parks $5 Day Parking Permit the arboretum is free. The pass office seems to open at 10 am, you could get ticketed if...More

Thank Jazzradio
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1diamondgirl
11 September 2017|
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Response from CrankingChick | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I think it is a good spot for birding but try to go early so it isn't crowded. If you do an internet search for "National Forest Adventure Pass" you will get links for information about the pass. I have purchased the... More
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Susan B
26 September 2016|
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Response from LUCKYME72 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is open all the time with no admission required or gates. You can make a donation if desired.
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