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    Top Spots in and near Lake Arrowhead

    • 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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    • Claremont, California

      Stoddard Peak Trail

      4.0
      5.93 mi / 1129 ft gain
      On the way to Mount Baldy and within the trail system of the San Gabriel mountain range is the Stoddard Peak Trail. The Stoddard Peak Trail, which is basically the old Barrett-Stoddard fire road, goes through the Stoddard Canyon into Stoddard Flat, and then eventually leads to Stoddard Peak. The ...
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    • Claremont, California

      Stoddard Canyon Falls (Baldy Slide Waterfall)

      0.74 mi / 174 ft gain
      Located near the Angeles National Forest, it's a short hike, approx. 0.75 miles roundtrip and just about anybody can go. To get there, input the intersection of Mt. Baldy Rd. and Barrett Stoddard Truck Trail into your GPS. This will bring you to a small dirt parking lot. The trailhead starts a...
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    • Mount Baldy, California

      Sunset Peak via South Trailhead

      4.0
      7.16 mi / 1493 ft gain
      In order to get to the Sunset Peak Trailhead, utilize Google Maps to take you to the location provided. There is very little parking (only a small pull off along Glendora Ridge Road), but this trail is rarely traveled, so there should be enough space regardless of the time you decide to hike! Jus...
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    • Llano, California

      Table Mountain Campground

      Table Mountain Campground is a hilly campground that offers ADA-accessible sites, pit toilets, fire rings, picnic tables, BB! grill, water, and parking spaces for a two-car limit. Rules are strictly enforced, which is great, so we can enjoy nature and not someone’s party/music. Book your campgro...
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    • Wrightwood, California

      Snow Hike Lightning Ridge

      5.1 mi / 900 ft gain
      When you hear the report about snow in the San Gabriels, it's time to plan this hike!Only a short 90 minute drive is all that separates nearly a third of California's population from high-altitude snowy adventures. This isn't about Yosemite, but Southern California's very own San Gabriel Mountain...
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    • Claremont, California

      Claremont Wilderness Loop

      4.8
      5.03 mi / 1020 ft gain
      Drive to the top of Mills Ave in Claremont. There is a main parking area to the left and overflow parking a block south on the right. It costs $3 to park for 4hrs. As the name implies, the Wilderness Loop is a loop that connects to other trails in the Claremont Hills Wilderness. You can choose t...
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    • Valyermo, California

      Blue Ridge Trail via Inspiration Point

      4.97 mi / 692 ft gain
      There are two trail heads for the Blue Ridge Trail, one via the Grassy Hollow Visitor Center, and the other across from Inspiration Point. When parking gets crowded over at Grassy Hollow Visitor Center, than parking at Inspiration Point is the better option. To access the Blue Ridge Trail from In...
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    • Cabazon, California

      Check Out the Cabazon Dinosaurs

      4.3
      For any fans of Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure or The Wizard, the Cabazon Dinosaurs are instantly recognizable. A roadside attraction off of Hwy 10 - 90 miles east of Los Angeles - the dinosaurs, heralded as the “World’s Biggest Dinosaurs", are a quick adventure.To get to the dinosaurs, you’ll travel on...
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    • La Verne, California

      Bridge to Nowhere via East Fork Trail

      4.4
      9.65 mi / 1798 ft gain
      The trail on this 10-mile hike is predominately slow and steady, but can be a little rocky, so be prepared to scramble. When you’re fording the river, the water level can range from knee to chest high, especially in the wet months. A good pair of waterproof hiking boots is helpful, but water shoe...
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    • La Verne, California

      Cattle Canyon Trail

      6.7 mi / 1066 ft gain
      Within the San Gabriel Mountains from Highway 39 and along East Fork Road is Cattle Canyon. To go through Cattle Canyon, you can access the trail head just south of the Bridge to Nowhere trail head along East Fork Road right after it intersects with Glendora Mountain Road. There is a small parkin...
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    • Azusa, California

      Bighorn Mine Trail

      5.0
      3.69 mi / 607 ft gain
      If you decide to head over to Wrightwood for some skiing during the winter, make sure to get a hike in while you’re at it. There are several trail systems along the Angeles Crest Highway (Hwy 2), and one of them is scenic Big Horn Mine Trail. The end point of the hike is the historic and abandone...
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    • Azusa, California

      Summit Mt. Baden-Powell

      5.0
      7.86 mi / 2808 ft gain
      This well maintained and well traveled trail is a popular route with day hikers, backpackers, and Pacific Crest Trail through hikers. Since the trail is on the face of the mountain, snow may linger late into the season. The Pacific Crest Trail is clearly marked on the western corner of the Vinc...
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    • La Verne, California

      Marshall Canyon Trail

      4.0
      5.99 mi / 722 ft gain
      For this adventure you can choose to start in a multiple of places; for the easiest parking use Oak Mesa Park located next to Oak Mesa Elementary School. From the parking lot cross the soccer field towards the bridge on the north east end of the school. Once across the bridge follow Los Robles ea...
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    • Chino Hills, California

      Adobe Loop

      3.0
      1.92 mi / 312 ft gain
      The best place to park for this hike is at Hunter's Hill park. From there, the trailhead is located on Natalie Road just South of the park. There is a large sign marking the start of the trail, but it does not give a name for either the trail head or the trail itself. For reference, it is the But...
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    • 9160 Whitewater Canyon Road, California

      Pacific Crest Trail: Whitewater Preserve to Stone House

      12.38 mi / 1588 ft gain
      Pacific Crest Trail: Whitewater Preserve to Stone House is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Whitewater, California.
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