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 […]

View from the Castle Canyon Trail, Angeles National Forest, Los Angeles County, CA

Mt. Lowe Railway Loop

Mt. Lowe Railway Loop Location: Altadena (North of Pasadena), on the corner of Lake Avenue and Loma Alta Drive.  From I-210 in Pasadena, take the Lake Avenue exit and head […]

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, […]

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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 […]

Brown Mountain Fire Road, above El Prieto Canyon

El Prieto Canyon

El Prieto Canyon Location: Altadena.  From I-210, take the Lincoln Ave. exit and head north for two miles.  Turn left on Canyon Crest Road, go a total of 1.2 miles […]

On the Ben Overturff Trail

Ben Overturff Trail (Monrovia Canyon Park)

Ben Overturff Trail (Monrovia Canyon Park) Location: Foothills north of Monrovia.  From I-210, take the Myrtle Avenue exit and drive north for 1.9 miles.  Take a right on Scenic Drive, […]

Lower Switzer falls

Switzer Falls

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San Gabriel Peak

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View from Henninger Flats

Henninger Flats

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Waterfall at Decker Spring on the Mt. Wilson Trail

Orchard Camp (Mt. Wilson Trail)

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Hollywood Hills from Echo Mountain

Echo Mountain

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View of the San Gabriels from below Cerro Negro

Cherry Canyon Loop

Cherry Canyon Loop Location: In La Canada, behind Descanso Gardens, at 4157 Hampstead.  From the 2 freeway, take the Verdugo exit (go as if you are heading on to I-210 […]

Spruce Grove Trail Camp

Mt. Zion Loop in Big Santa Anita Canyon

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Monrovia Canyon Falls

Monrovia Canyon Falls

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On the way to Hermit Falls

Hermit Falls

As seen in the Nobody Hikes in L.A. Guidebook! Text and photography copyright 2010 by David W. Lockeretz, all rights reserved. Information and opinions provided are kept current to the […]

Crossing Winter Creek

Winter Creek Loop

As seen in the Nobody Hikes in L.A. Guidebook! Text and photography copyright 2010 by David W. Lockeretz, all rights reserved. Information and opinions provided are kept current to the best […]