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Onyx Peak

Onyx Peak Location: Onyx Summit, Highway 38. From I-10 in Redlands, take University Ave and head north for one mile. Turn right onto Lugonia/Highway 38 and follow it for 33.6 miles to a large parking lot on the right side of the road. From the junction with Highway 18 at the eastern end of Big…

Southeast view from Onyx Peak, San Bernardino National Forest, CA

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Cajon Mountain

Cajon Mountain Location: Western San Bernardino Mountains, above the Cajon Pass. The turnoff for Cleghorn Road is on Highway 138 by the entrance to Silverwood Lake, 11 miles east of I-15 and 10.3 miles northwest of the junction with Highway 18, six miles from Crestline. Follow Cleghorn Road past the campground and administrative buildings. After…

View of the Cajon Pass, San Bernardino, CA

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Third Stream Falls

Third Stream Falls Location:  Eastern end of the San Gabriel Mountains near the town of Lytle Creek.  From I-15, take the Sierra Ave. exit. Turn left at the bottom of the ramp and head northeast for 6.5 miles (Sierra becomes Lytle Creek Road.) En route, stop at the Lytle Creek Ranger Station to pick up…

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Owl Canyon

Owl Canyon Location: High desert, San Bernardino County north of Barstow. From I-15, take the Barstow Road/Highway 247 exit (183) and head north one mile to a T-junction at Main St. Turn left and go 0.2 miles to North 1st Ave. Go 0.9 miles and bear left onto Irwin Rd. Go 6 miles and turn…

Geology in Owl Canyon, San Bernardino County, CA

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Conover Loop (Lake View Terrace)

Conover Loop (Lake View Terrace) Location: Lake View Terrace. Parking is available on Foothill Blvd. on the north side of the road, just southeast of the bridge crossing Big Tujunga Creek. (Note parking restriction signs; parking is not allowed in the immediate area of the bridge). For Google Maps, the address 9475 Foothill Blvd, Sunland-Tujunga…

Oak tree, Conover Fire Road, Lake View Terrace, CA

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Kagel Mountain

Kagel Mountain Location: Western San Gabriel Mountains near the San Fernando Valley.   From I-210 in Sunland, take the Foothill Blvd. (Osborne St. if you’re coming from the west) exit and head northeast (turn right if you’re coming from the east; left if you’re coming from the west.)  Take a quick left on Osborne St.…

San Fernando Valley as seen from the Kagel Truck Trail, Angeles National Forest, CA

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Kratka Ridge

Kratka Ridge Location: Angeles National Forest.  From I-210 in La Canada, take Highway 2 (Angeles Crest Highway) northeast for 36.5 miles to the Vista Day Use Area, shortly past the Buckhorn Campground at mile marker 60.54. A National Forest Service Adventure Pass ($5 per day or $30 for the year) is required for parking here.…

Kratka Ridge, Angeles National Forest

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Constance Peak

Constance Peak Location: Highway 38 south of Big Bear Lake. From I-10 in Redlands, take University Ave and head north for one mile. Turn right onto Lugonia/Highway 38 and follow it for 18 miles to Angelus Oaks (note the hairpin left turn by Forest Falls to stay on Highway 38). At the small shopping center,…

Black oaks on the trail to Constance Peak, San Bernardino National Forest, CAonstance Peak,

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Lower Canyonback Trail

Update 6/1/20: A reader has reported this trail to be closed. We are researching to find out more information. If anyone has further information, feel free to post it in the comments. Lower Canyonback Trail Location: Eastern Santa Monica Mountains. Google Maps lists it as the “Whoops Trailhead.” From I-405, take Sunset Blvd. west for…

Lower Canyonback Trail, Santa Monica Mountains, CA

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Doc Larsen Loop

Doc Larsen Loop Location: Lake View Terrace at the corner of Dominica Ave. and Jimenez St. From I-210, take the Wheatland Ave. exit. Follow it north (turn right if you’re coming from the south/east, left if from the north/west) a short distance to Foothill Blvd. Turn right and go 0.3 miles to Esko Ave. Turn…

Fire road in the Angeles National Forest

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Strawberry Potrero via Red Box

Strawberry Potrero via Red Box Location: Red Box Picnic Area, Angeles National Forest.  From I-210 in La Canada, take the Angeles Crest Highway northeast for 14 miles and park at the Red Box Picnic Area, at the junction with the road to Mt. Wilson.  From the high desert, take the Angeles Forest Highway south to…

Trail to Strawberry Potrero, Angeles National Forest

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Wildwood Canyon (Santa Clarita)

Wildwood Canyon (Santa Clarita) Location: Santa Clarita. From the 14 Freeway, take the Newhall Ave. exit and head west (left if you’re coming from L.A.; right if from Palmdale). Follow Newhall Ave. a total of 1.7 miles. Note that you will need to stay in the left lane to stay on Newhall when it intersects…

Wildwood Canyon Park trail head, Santa Clarita, CA

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Slaughterhouse Canyon (Murrieta)

Slaughterhouse Canyon (Murrieta) Location: Murrieta, near the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve. From I-15, take the Clinton Keith Road exit and follow it southeast for 4 miles to Avenida La Cresta. Turn right, go 0.3 miles and turn right to stay on Avenida La Cresta. Go 0.3 miles and turn right on Via La Entrada.…

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