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Location: San Bernardino County about 11 miles east-southeast of Hesperia, 101 miles from Los Angeles
|Auto Club||Los Angeles and Vicinity, San Bernardino Mountain Area|
|Forest Service||San Bernardino National Forest|
|USGS Topos||Lake Arrowhead 7½, Butler Peak 7½|
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Nearby Peaks: Round Mountain, Rattlesnake Mountain
(USFS Adventure Pass may be required)
- Distance: 3 miles round trip cross-country
- Gain: 800'
- Time: 2 hours round trip
- Rating: Class 1, easy
Original: Warren E. von Pertz and Al Campbell - November 1972
DRIVING ROUTE 1
- Drive east on I-10 and north on I-15 to the Hesperia turnoff.
- Go east on Main Street in Hesperia for 7.2 miles to the "Y" junction of
Rock Springs Road (on the left) and Arrowhead Lake Road (the main
road continuing on the right).
Turn left (east) on Rock Springs Road. Note your odometer and go as
- At 2.9 miles, a four-way stop at Kiowa Way. Continue straight
as Rock Springs Road becomes Roundup Way.
- At 5.9 miles, pavement ends. Continue east.
- At 7.3 miles, intersection with the Bowen Ranch Road. Turn
- At 8.2 miles, fork. Keep left.
- At 9.4 miles, junction with Coxey Truck Trail (3N14), keep left. Note your odometer again
and go as follows:
- At 4.4 miles, pass through a gate.
- At 4.9 miles, parking area on the right. This is the parking spot
for Rattlesnake Mountain.
- At 5.0 miles, fork. Turn right on 3N59.
- At 5.9 miles, fork. Keep left.
- At 6.5 miles, park where a jeep road forks to the right.
HIKING ROUTE 1
- From the parking area (5234'), hike west down across the small canyon
and continue up to the summit which is in view and is marked by a tall