Mighty Molar’s Guide to Hesperia

Located in sunny San Bernardino County, Hesperia is a historic destination known for its uniquely moderate weather patterns striking dessert geography. It’s also home to great shopping, distinctive dining and plenty of family fun. Here are some of the best ways to spend your time while visiting.

1. Silverwood Lake State Recreation Area

Discover a wealth of outdoor recreation, including camping, swimming, hiking, boating, water sports, fishing and wildlife viewing.

2. The Hesperia Zoo

Marvel at rare and endangered species from six continents, including exotic hoofstock, primates, big cats, kangaroos and many, many more.

3. Hesperia Lake

Fish, picnic, camp or stroll along the scenic banks at this popular destination for casual outdoor enthusiasts.

4. Mojave River Forks Regional Park

Located between the Mojave Desert and San Bernardino mountains, this breathtaking park offers hiking and equestrian trails, along with sweeping vistas of the high desert and mountain foothills.

5. Scandia Family Fun Center

Thrill the kids at this sprawling fun center, featuring rides, miniature golf, batting cages, arcade games, snacks and more.

6. Oak Hills Brewing Company

Tour this hip local craft brewery and tasting room, featuring house-made craft brews, food trucks and growlers to go.

7. Victor Valley Museum

With exhibits, events and a gift shop, this intriguing museum offers deep insight into the cultural and natural heritage of the High Desert.

8. Bowen Ranch

A haven for outdoor lovers, this gorgeous natural attraction includes hot springs, hiking trails, rock climbing, camping, swimming, canoeing and much more.


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