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Millard Canyon Falls, Angeles National Forest, CA

Millard Canyon Falls

Millard Canyon Falls Location: Angeles National Forest foothills, above Altadena. From points east and south, take I-210 to Lincoln Ave. Bear right on Lincoln and head north for 1.9 miles. […]


Winston Peak/Winston Ridge

Winston Peak/Winston Ridge Location:  Angeles National Forest.  From I-210 in La Canada, take the Angeles Crest Highway (route 2) northeast for 32.7 miles to Cloudburst Summit.  Park in the turnout […]

View of Mt. Baldy from the Mt. Wilson Toll Road

Mt. Wilson Toll Road

Mt. Wilson Toll Road Location: The easiest access point is the corner of Pinecrest Drive and Bowring Drive in Altadena. No parking is allowed on weekends in the immediate vicinity […]

Los Angeles as seen from the Horse Trail, Pasadena, CA

Horse Trail (Eaton Canyon Natural Area)

Horse Trail (Eaton Canyon Natural Area) Location: Pasadena. From the I-210 freeway, take the Altadena Drive exit and head north (turn right if you’re coming from the east; left if […]

View of the San Gabriel Valley from the Altadena Crest Trail, California

Upper Altadena Crest Trail

Upper Altadena Crest Trail Location: Staging area on the north side of Loma Alta Drive at the intersection with Dabney St. From I-210, take the Lincoln Ave. exit and head […]

View from the Sam Merrill Trail near Echo Mountain, Altadena, CA

Top 14 hikes of ’14!

Greetings readers and hikers, I hope this has been a happy, fun and successful year for you all! As is tradition on this site, for the last post of the […]

Creek Trail, Elsmere Canyon Open Space, Santa Clarita, CA

Elsmere Canyon

Elsmere Canyon Location: Santa Clarita.  From the 14 Freeway, take the Newhall Ave. exit.  If you’re coming from the south, turn right; the north, left, and drive to the end […]

Trail descending to Millard Canyon in the Angeles National Forest, CA

Dawn Mine

Dawn Mine Location: Angeles National Forest above Pasadena. From the 210 Freeway, take the Lincoln Ave. exit and head north for 1.9 miles. Turn right on W. Loma Alta Drive, […]

Footbridge on the Bear Divide Trail, Angeles National Forest

Bear Divide Trail

Bear Divide Trail Location: Western Angeles National Forest between the San Fernando Valley, Santa Clarita Valley and Little Tujunga Canyon. From I-210 in Pacoima, take the Osborne St. exit. Cross […]

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Valley Forge Trail Camp from Eaton Saddle

Valley Forge Trail Camp from Eaton Saddle Location: Eaton Saddle, Angeles National Forest.  From I-210 in La Canada, take the Angeles Crest Highway (Highway 2) northeast for 14 miles.  Take […]

Devil’s Punchbowl Loop

Devil’s Punchbowl Loop Location: High desert near Valyermo and Pearblossom.  From Highway 14, take the Pearblossom Highway exit.  Merge onto Sierra Highway, go 0.8 miles and continue onto Pearblossom Highway.  […]

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South Fork Trail (Angeles National Forest)

South Fork Trail (Angeles National Forest) Location:  Angeles National Forest back country on Highway 2.  From the 210 freeway in La Canada Flintridge, take the Angeles Crest Highway (highway 2) […]

0:00 - Start of the hike, Acorn Drive

Acorn Trail (Wrightwood)

Acorn Trail (Wrightwood) Location: Wrightwood, at the corner of Acorn Drive and Quail Road.  From I-15, take the Highway 138 exit and head west for 8.6 miles.  Turn left on […]

OSYBR San Gabriels

Oak Spring Trail to Yerba Buena Ridge

Oak Spring Trail to Yerba Buena Ridge Location: Western San Gabriel Mountains near the San Fernando Valley.   From I-210 in Sunland, take the Foothill Blvd. exit and head northeast […]

0:00 - Start of the hike by the campground (click thumbnails to see the full sized versions)

Table Mountain Nature Trail

Table Mountain Nature Trail Location:  Table Mountain Campground, Angeles National Forest near Big Pines.  From I-15, take Highway 138 west for 8.6 miles.  Turn left on Highway 2 (Angeles Crest […]

0:17 - View from the top of the Dark Canyon Trail (times are approximate)

Grizzly Flats Trail

Grizzly Flats Trail Location:  Angeles National Forest north of La Canada.  From I-210, take the Angeles Crest Highway (Highway 2) exit and head north for 5.6 miles.  At mile marker […]

0:31 - Into the narrow canyon

Altadena Crest Loop

Altadena Crest Loop Location: 2260 Pinecrest Drive, Altadena.  From the 210 Freeway, take the Altadena Drive exit and go north for 2.7 miles.  Turn right on Crescent and make another […]

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Holcomb Canyon Loop (Devil’s Punchbowl)

Holcomb Canyon Loop (Devil’s Punchbowl) Location: High desert near Pearblossom.  From Pearblossom, take highway 138 east to Longview Road.  Go right and after 2.5 miles, go left on Fort Tejon. […]


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