The Best Backpacking in Azusa

Looking for the best backpacking in Azusa? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Azusa. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top backpacking spots in and near Azusa

  • Arcadia, California

    Mount Zion via Sturtevant and Lower Winter Creek Trail Loop

    8.18 mi / 2671 ft gain
    Mount Zion via Sturtevant and Lower Winter Creek Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Sierra Madre, California.
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  • Sierra Madre, California

    Mount Wilson Loop to Mount Yale and Jones Peak

    19.53 mi / 7759 ft gain
    Mount Wilson Loop to Mount Yale and Jones Peak is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Sierra Madre, California.
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  • Sierra Madre, California

    Manzanita Ridge via Mt. Wilson Trail

    9.53 mi / 3796 ft gain
    Manzanita Ridge via Mt. Wilson Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Sierra Madre, California.
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  • La Verne, California

    Bridge to Nowhere via East Fork Trail

    9.65 mi / 1798 ft gain
    Bridge to Nowhere via East Fork Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Azusa, California.
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  • Altadena, California

    Eaton Canyon to Idlehour

    4.2
    10.99 mi / 3291 ft gain
    Idlehour is nestled deep in the Angeles National Forest, so it feels like you're in the heart of some untapped wilderness instead of six miles away from a bustling metropolis. The trail camp is accessible by foot through a variety of locations, but the most popular route is through Eaton Canyon, ...
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  • Altadena, California

    Henninger Flats Trail

    5.52 mi / 1434 ft gain
    Henninger Flats Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Pasadena, California.
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  • Altadena, California

    Idlehour Trail via Mount Wilson Trail

    18.48 mi / 5312 ft gain
    Idlehour Trail via Mount Wilson Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Altadena, California.
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  • Palmdale, California

    Shortcut Canyon Trail To West Fork Campground

    7.13 mi / 1749 ft gain
    Shortcut Canyon Trail To West Fork Campground is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Palmdale, California.
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  • Los Angeles County, California

    Mount Lowe via Eaton Saddle

    5.68 mi / 1558 ft gain
    Mount Lowe via Eaton Saddle is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Palmdale, California.
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  • Los Angeles County, California

    Idlehour Trail

    14.89 mi / 4665 ft gain
    Idlehour Trail is an out-and-back trail that is strenuous located near Mount Wilson, California.
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  • Altadena, California

    Cobb Estate to Switzer Station via Lower San Merrill Trail

    10.29 mi / 3698 ft gain
    Cobb Estate to Switzer Station via Lower San Merrill Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Altadena, California.
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  • Azusa, California

    South Mount Hawkins Loop

    11.27 mi / 3212 ft gain
    South Mount Hawkins Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Azusa, California.
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  • Irwindale, California

    Crystal Lake and Windy Gap Trail

    12.48 mi / 3596 ft gain
    Crystal Lake and Windy Gap Trail is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to see wildlife located near Azusa, California.
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  • Altadena, California

    Mueller Tunnel via Loma Alta Trailhead

    15.64 mi / 4938 ft gain
    Mueller Tunnel via Loma Alta Trailhead is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Altadena, California.
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  • Pearblossom, California

    Hike Mt. Waterman

    5.0
    6 mi
    Mt. Waterman is accessed along Highway 2 in the Angeles National Forest. Heading east from La Canada look for mileage marker 58.0 (34 miles from La Canada) just past the closed ski resort. Park at one of the large paved turn outs on your left. Display an Adventure Pass ($5 at Ranger Station or Bi...
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  • Pearblossom, California

    Cooper Canyon via Cloudburst Summit

    7.64 mi / 1739 ft gain
    Cooper Canyon via Cloudburst Summit is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Palmdale, California.
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