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    Top Spots in and near Lake Arrowhead

    • Pearblossom, California

      Devil's Punchbowl and Devil's Chair

      4.5
      7.37 mi / 1870 ft gain
      What a hidden gem! A martian landscape full of faultline desert rock formations and joshua trees against a mountainous backdrop of the San Gabriels. Devil's Punchbowl Natural Area features a 1 mile well-marked, well-maintained single track loop trail inside the Punchbowl (great for kids) and a 7 ...
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    • Pioneertown, California

      Visit Historic Pioneertown

      Here in California we have a lot of desert to sift through. When trying to figure out how to navigate the mass, you have to know the places worth fighting the brutal heat or chilling cold. Pioneertown will lure you in regardless. You will see why as you make your way up the 4-mile winding road of...
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    • Riverside County, California

      San Jacinto Peak via Marion Mountain Trailhead

      11.25 mi / 4505 ft gain
      San Jacinto Peak is the second highest peak in Southern California which sits at 10,833'. There are several trails to summit San Jacinto, but Marion Mountain is the shortest but also a tough one. You will start the hike at an elevation of 6300' and continuously climb 4500' in less than 6 miles. ...
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    • Silverado, California

      Bedford Peak Trail

      5.0
      6.78 mi / 1972 ft gain
      The Bedford Peak Trail in Silverado, California is a challenging hike that offers a variety of natural features. The trail spans 6.78 miles round trip and has an elevation gain of 1,972 feet. It is rated as difficult due to its steep inclines and rocky terrain. The trail begins in a dense oak w...
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    • Desert Hot Springs, California

      Mission Creek Trail

      15.33 mi / 1594 ft gain
      Mission Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Whitewater, California.
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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

      Snowshoe Buckhorn Ridge Trail

      2.5 mi / 700 ft gain
      Located 1 mile east of the Mt Waterman Ski Resort, Buckhorn Ski Hill is a great place to enjoy a leisurely stroll through a snow-covered forest, complete with views of towering Mt Waterman. To get here take I-210 toward La Canada, exit on to California Highway 2 (Angeles Crest Highway) heading no...
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    • Azusa, California

      Fish Canyon Falls

      2.0
      4.08 mi / 801 ft gain
      This trail is currently closed! Learn more on the U.S. Forest Service website. Follow Encanto Parkway towards the hills until you come to a junction with a sign labeled "trail" that points towards a parking lot to your right. Parking is free, though on weekends it may be difficult to find a spot...
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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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    • Anaheim, California

      Oak Canyon Bluebird and Wren Trail

      1.42 mi / 187 ft gain
      The Oak Canyon Bluebird and Wren Trail features beautiful wildflowers and is accessible year-round. The trail is well kept and offers lots of shady spots. The first portion of this hike will take you up a hill, and then to a fork. One direction will take you around a reservoir and another will ta...
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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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    • Palm Springs, California

      Climb at the Tramway of Mount San Jacinto

      John Muir once wrote, "The view from San Jacinto is the most sublime spectacle to be found anywhere on this earth!" So it's no surprise that this is a sought after destination for hikers and climbers alike.  Named after the fact that most climbers use the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway to reach this...
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    • Palm Springs, California

      Winter Climb San Jacinto from the Tram

      5.0
      8 mi / 2400 ft gain
      Intermediate: No snow.Advanced: Lots of snow.Expert: Snow w/ high winds and low temps. GPX: https://www.gaiagps.com/datasu... San Jacinto, at 10,834 feet, is the second-highest peak in the Southern California. It's unique in that it has a rotating tram car (think slow motion disco floor) that r...
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    • Palm Springs, California

      Scramble Cornell Peak

      3.5 mi / 1000 ft gain
      Entering Mt San Jacinto State Park via the Palm Springs Aerial Tram is one of the easiest ways to get into the wilderness area.  Purchase your ticket and ride to the station where you'll be able to walk out the backdoor and onto the trail. In order to get to Cornell, your route finding skills wil...
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    • Palm Springs, California

      Palm Springs Tram to Idyllwild

      5.0
      10.09 mi / 1404 ft gain
      Palm Springs Tram to Idyllwild is a point-to-point trail where you may see wildflowers located near Palm Springs, California.
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    • Palm Springs, California

      Hidden Lake via Willow Creek Trail

      3.35 mi / 518 ft gain
      Hidden Lake via Willow Creek Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Palm Springs, California.
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