Los Angeles Hikes

San Gabriel Mountains

Take a hike to a beginner’s peak of the San Gabriel Mountains, San Gabriel Peak. Along the way the trail goes through the Mueller Tunnel, a beautiful tunnel built in 1942 which leads to another side of a precarious cliff. If the summer heat is too much, allow the cool mountain air in these parts to grant some […]

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The Big Horn Mine, once a living and working quarters for the miners who tenaciously worked hard to extract gold from the hillside. This mine, named after the Big Horn Sheep that roam these parts is by far the largest mine in the LA County. In 1895 it was discovered by a man named “Tom” Vincent […]

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The hike via the Icehouse Canyon Trail to Ice House Saddle travels through one of the most riveting and beautiful inner canyons of the San Gabriel Mountains. A year-round running stream among beautiful pines, cedars and foliage begins the hike. The last half of the hike leave the stream and take on for the high ground to the saddle. Although a difficult […]

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Hike Description: 200-feet of tunnel runs through both sides of the mountain leading to Ybarra canyon, a canyon inside the Angeles National Forest off Big Tujunga Canyon Rd. The tunnel is at least 20 feet tall in the entrance and has a great cascading view of the trees below. The hike is easy but unmaintained, crossing over a […]

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Reportedly haunted and very dreary, the canyon next to the popular Echo Mountain hike is rarely visited. The trail, an old passage of what the water tunnel workers took back in the day is both unmaintained and disappearing throughout the years. To get to the Enchanted Forest one has to pass by the old Cobb Estate, […]

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Let me first get this stated, this is not an easy hike but watching the YouTube video and reading this page will get you prepared. The parking is on a dirt road and the trailhead is across the street, not easy to miss, look for the metal post. Overall, this hike is very fun in any season, but […]

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Mt. Baldy, the highest peak in the LA County soars at 10,064 ft. San Antonio Falls is a three tiered waterfall fed by year-round runoff that is just .5 miles away from the start of the Baldy Hike. This is an appropriate summer hike, cool mountain winds are felt from the trailhead all the way to […]

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Synopsis: A cozy place to stay for the night and a memorable peak with cabin ruins is what you’ll find on this hike. Little Jimmy’s campground, a trail camp, named after the 1920’s cartoon, allows for several spots to pitch a tent. Hike the two miles among the smell of towering pines along the PCT to get […]

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In a deep and dreary Millard canyon floor sits an old reminder of the gold rush. Long forgotten tunnels and caves In the early 1850’s prospectors looking to get rich in California built mines that began to dot the mountains of the San Gabriels. Dawn Mine is no exception to that spur of activity that drew […]

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A well used trail in Pasadena will bring you to a rushing 40-foot waterfall in the heart of Eaton Canyon. A wide stretch of canyon that allows for the huge traffic of flocking tourists looking to find the waterfall. The constant flowing Eaton Canyon Creek requires a few if not many creek crossings depending on […]

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