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Recommended Routes in Angeles National Forest - 12

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Favorite Jen keeping it rolling through dusty ruts. Great trail for the area!
Difficult

Sunset Ridge / El Prieto Loop from Millard Campground

14.3 mi 23.1 km 2,914' Up 888.07 m Up 2,941' Down 896.39 m Down

Altadena, CA
Favorite The descent from Lawlor saddle to Red Box offers more epic views of the Angeles National Forest
Difficult

Strawberry Peak Loop

15.6 mi 25.0 km 2,593' Up 790.29 m Up 2,603' Down 793.49 m Down

Altadena, CA
Favorite Nice sunset at the top.
Intermediate

Mt. Lukens from the Fire Station

15.0 mi 24.1 km 2,843' Up 866.4 m Up 2,842' Down 866.24 m Down

La Caña…, CA
Favorite Even though it burned in 2017, this chunky section of trail is verdant with Poodle Dog Brush, Poison Oak, and Buckthorn.
Intermediate/Difficult

Mt. Wilson Shuttle

6.9 mi 11.1 km 193' Up 58.73 m Up 4,876' Down 1486.28 m Down

Sierra…, CA
Favorite Winter Creek Loop.
Difficult

Winter Creek Loop

4.9 mi 7.9 km 1,236' Up 376.75 m Up 1,245' Down 379.49 m Down

Sierra…, CA
Favorite Jen keeping it rolling through dusty ruts. Great trail for the area!
Difficult

Eaton Saddle Downhill Shuttle

13.8 mi 22.2 km 768' Up 234.15 m Up 4,747' Down 1446.75 m Down

Altadena, CA
Favorite Highly recommended when the hills are green after the first couple of rains in the fall or in the spring.
Intermediate/Difficult

Liebre Mountain Loop

17.1 mi 27.5 km 2,228' Up 679.12 m Up 2,230' Down 679.75 m Down

Lebec, CA
Favorite View over the Antelope Valley
Intermediate

Blue Ridge Loop

6.3 mi 10.2 km 1,089' Up 332.05 m Up 1,098' Down 334.78 m Down

Wrightwood, CA
Favorite A wide section of Grizzly Flats gives leave to enjoy the vastness of the Angeles National Forest.
Intermediate

Lukens/Grizzly Flat/Hoyt Mtn Loop

11.4 mi 18.3 km 1,964' Up 598.57 m Up 1,966' Down 599.29 m Down

La Caña…, CA
Favorite Steve Messer from CORBA removes the closed sign at Bear Canyon Junction on August 24, 2018. The trail is now open all the way through from Chantry to JPL, thank to CORBA, Mount Wilson Bicycling Association, REI and SCE.
Difficult

Super Strawberry

25.5 mi 41.1 km 2,639' Up 804.51 m Up 5,130' Down 1563.76 m Down

Altadena, CA
Favorite Rattlesnake Trail (west) trailhead, with Mt. Lukens looming in the background
Intermediate/Difficult

Hog Farm to Rattlesnake

6.5 mi 10.4 km 870' Up 265.25 m Up 868' Down 264.7 m Down

Burbank, CA
Favorite The bottom of Haines canyon. This is right as you drop into the jump line. The burms and jumps have all been recently cleaned up (11/08/21), and a few new features have been added
Very Difficult

Haines Canyon Motorway - Blue Bug (Old Mt. Lukens Trail)

7.1 mi 11.4 km 1,894' Up 577.35 m Up 1,894' Down 577.39 m Down

La Cres…, CA

Angeles National Forest Biking

  • 333 Miles 536 Kilometers of Trail
  • 12 Recommended Routes
  • 3 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 42 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 34 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Angeles National Forest - 67

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6.4 mi 10.4 km #1Golden Eagle Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Castaic, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Castaic, CA 12 
15.2 mi 24.4 km #27N23 Liebre Mountain
Intermediate
Lebec, CA
Intermediate
Lebec, CA
5.0 mi 8.0 km #3Kagel Canyon Road
Intermediate
San Fernando, CA
Intermediate
San Fernando, CA
1.6 mi 2.6 km #4Kagel Mountain Road
Intermediate
San Fernando, CA
Intermediate
San Fernando, CA
2.2 mi 3.6 km #5Boy Scout Motorway
Intermediate/Difficult
San Fernando, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
San Fernando, CA
4.3 mi 6.9 km #6Ebey Herreres Truck Trail
Intermediate
San Fernando, CA
Intermediate
San Fernando, CA
2.0 mi 3.2 km #7Doty Road
Intermediate
San Fernando, CA
Intermediate
San Fernando, CA
1.0 mi 1.6 km #8Rattlesnake Trail
Difficult
San Fernando, CA
Difficult
San Fernando, CA
1.8 mi 3.0 km #9Oliver Canyon Road
Intermediate
San Fernando, CA
Intermediate
San Fernando, CA
1.6 mi 2.6 km #10Conover Fire Road
Intermediate
Burbank, CA
Intermediate
Burbank, CA

Photos of Angeles National Forest - 394

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Nice sunset at the top.
Nov 15, 2014 near La Cres…, CA
It's called sunset for a reason.
Dec 23, 2015 near Altadena, CA
GMR EAST SESSION - JAN '16
Feb 1, 2016 near San Dimas, CA
Local ripper, Spencer Rathkamp, making the best of a recently torched zone on Los Pinetos.
Dec 23, 2016 near San Fer…, CA
Erik hittin' switches just below the Ken Burton Memorial, a fine morning in the ANF.
Sep 18, 2018 near La Caña…, CA
Jen keeping it rolling through dusty ruts. Great trail for the area!
Jul 11, 2019 near La Caña…, CA
For a moment, you really do ride on the rim of this ridge.
Oct 7, 2019 near Sierra…, CA
The bottom of Haines canyon. This is right as you drop into the jump line. The burms and jumps have all been recently cleaned up (11/08/21), and a few new features have been added
Nov 8, 2021 near La Cres…, CA