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  • Hacienda Heights, California

    For top outdoor adventures in Hacienda Heights, California, the must-visit hiking trail is the Schabarum Regional Park Trail. This scenic 2.5-mile loop trail offers moderate difficulty and is best for outdoor activities like walking, running, and bird watching. The trail features a lake and beautiful wild flowers, making it a visually appealing walk. Another attraction near to this location is the Powder Canyon Loop Trail. This 4.4-mile trail is a bit more challenging, with steep slopes and rugged terrain. It's a great spot for mountain biking and trail running. Both trails offer stunning views of the San Gabriel Valley. For the best trails and outdoor activities in Hacienda Heights, these two spots are a must-visit.

    Top Spots in and near Hacienda Heights

    • Los Angeles County, California

      Big Tujunga Canyon Lookouts

      1.22 mi / 453 ft gain
      Park at the Condor Peak Trailhead, please note that this trail head is unmarked so keep your eyes peeled on the right side of the turnout for a small single track trail. The trail gradually climbs along the side of the canyon until reaching a 4 way intersection. To your left and to your right wil...
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    • Mount Baldy, California

      Summit Mt. Baldy

      4.8
      12.12 mi / 5958 ft gain
      Located only an hour’s drive from Los Angeles is the top of highest mountain in LA County—at 10,064 feet. Bear Flat Trail (also called the Old Mt. Baldy Trail) offers some of the finest scenery and most rewarding views in the San Gabriel Mountains high country. With nearly 6000 ft of elevation g...
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    • Burbank, California

      Old Youth Camp Loop

      2.59 mi / 732 ft gain
      The Old Youth Camp Loop is a 2.6-mile loop with over 700 feet of elevation gain that can be ran, hiked, or even mountain biked if you prefer. While not completely empty the area receives very little visitors and is a great place to enjoy a little more solitude than near by hiking locations. The l...
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    • Pearblossom, California

      Cooper Canyon Falls via Burkhart Trail

      5.0
      3.01 mi / 755 ft gain
      Burkhart Trail is well-defined and easy to follow through an unbelievable old growth of Jeffrey pines, incense-cedars and surprisingly, redwoods! At 0.25 miles, there is a steep spur trail near a large pile of boulders that leads to a popular swimming area, often frequented by guests of the campg...
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    • Pearblossom, California

      Mt. Waterman

      5.0
      5.87 mi / 1499 ft gain
      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 turnouts on your left. Display an Adventure Pass ($5 at Ranger Station or Big...
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    • Pearblossom, California

      Cooper Canyon Trail Camp

      5.37 mi / 1214 ft gain
      There's a small parking lot just below Cloudburst Summit on the way to Mount Waterman. Start your adventure there. I'd be hard-pressed to say it's more than 15 yards from the sign for the summit (7018' AMSL). There's a fire road, if you're newer to altitude and don't know how to read a map (or e...
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    • Los Angeles, California

      Verdugo Peak via Hostetter Fire Road

      5.0
      7.39 mi / 1627 ft gain
      Verdugo Peak, at 3000 feet, is accessible from multiple directions and trails along the Verdugo Range. The most direct route to the top is Hostetter Fire Road, a 3.6-mile hard-packed dirt trail that climbs 1600 feet to the 3,126-foot summit. The hike begins at the dirt parking lot off of La Tuna ...
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    • Newport Beach, California

      Newport Beach Back Bay Trail

      4.0
      10.62 mi / 499 ft gain
      The Newport Beach Back Bay Trail features beautiful wildflowers and is open for use year round. Very minimal elevation gain makes this hike food for all skill levels, but be mindful of the distance. Dogs are allowed on the trail but must be kept on leash.  Cooling sea breezes make this one of th...
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    • Azusa, California

      Little Jimmy Trail Camp

      4.3
      3.36 mi / 607 ft gain
      Take Hwy 2 out of La Canada north along Angeles Crest Highway. Follow this for quite some time enjoying the fine views in all directions. After traveling through two consecutive tunnels continue to the Islip Saddle parking lot (on left). There will be a vault toilet & a picnic table. Display ...
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    • Mount Baldy, California

      Cedar Glen Camp

      4.88 mi / 1650 ft gain
      Cedar Glen Camp is a great beginner backpacking trip just outside of Los Angeles, California. Starting from the Icehouse Trailhead (also used for Cucamonga Peak), head out on the Icehouse Canyon Trail from the parking area. The trail will intersect with the Chapman Trail, at which point, you'll t...
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    • Mount Baldy, California

      Cucamonga Peak via Icehouse Canyon

      4.6
      11.13 mi / 4157 ft gain
      Start hiking early, before the sun rises so you can maximize the day out of the heat and to give yourself plenty of time for the hike. As you get to higher elevations, it will be a little cooler and there might be snow on the ground, so be sure to pack layers. This hike requires a permit. If yo...
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    • Mount Baldy, California

      Icehouse Saddle via Icehouse Canyon Trail

      3.8
      6.62 mi / 2562 ft gain
      The hike is accessible in all seasons, but in winter there can be snow and ice so special equipment may be useful, but not required. In mid-January there were patches of ice on the trail but were easily crossed in boots and trainers. You can take the trail and end at Ice house Saddle or continue ...
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    • Mount Baldy, California

      Ontario Peak and Cucamonga Peak via Icehouse Canyon Trailhead

      16.22 mi / 5610 ft gain
      We started out at 8am on a Sunday, usually parking at Ice House Saddle can be tricky, I would advise going earlier. We headed out on our journey hiking up to the saddle, when you reach the switchbacks there is a fresh water spring, it's the last place you can get water...so stock up! We pressed o...
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    • Los Angeles County, California

      Mt. Williamson via Islip Saddle

      4.16 mi / 1519 ft gain
      The trailhead is immediately off of Angeles Crest Highway CA-2 at Islip Saddle.  It's just a touch over 2 miles to reach the summit, through which you'll be hiking among the pine tree forest practically the entire way up (part of this trail doubles as the Pacific Crest Trail).  The summit is larg...
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    • Hermosa Beach, California

      Surf at El Porto

      4.0
      The South Bay of LA has plenty of good surf. Sand bars are back and its fun...watch out for the sharks.
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    • Manhattan Beach, California

      Take a Sunset Surf at Manhattan Beach

      4.4
      Manhattan Beach Pier is a popular spot in the South Bay of Los Angeles for surfers of all levels. With its exposed beach break with consistent surf and more than 300 days of sun per year, you can pretty much always count on good weather in Manhattan Beach so you can surf no matter the season. Ide...
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