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323 mi 519 km of trail 22 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 14 Trails Intermediate Trails 73 Trails Hard Trails 26 Trails
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Recommended Routes in Angeles National Forest - 22

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

El Prieto Loop

8.3 mi 13.4 km 1,262' Up 384.6 m Up 1,263' Down 384.89 m Down

La Caña…, CA
Favorite Climbing up, about a mile north of Mystic Cyn.
Intermediate

Lower Monroe Truck Trail

16.1 mi 25.9 km 2,319' Up 706.97 m Up 2,319' Down 706.93 m Down

Glendora, CA
Favorite Lots of stream crossings on the way up Gabrielino Trail.  It's a challenge not to fall in at least once!
Intermediate

Gabrielino Trail: JPL to the USFS Dam

8.8 mi 14.1 km 577' Up 175.77 m Up 578' Down 176.14 m Down

La Caña…, 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 Erik hittin' switches just below the Ken Burton Memorial, a fine morning in the ANF.
Difficult

Ken Burton Loop

14.8 mi 23.7 km 2,060' Up 628.03 m Up 2,057' Down 626.96 m Down

La Caña…, 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 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 2,961' Up 902.65 m Up 2,987' Down 910.52 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

Trails in Angeles National Forest - 91

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1.8 mi 2.8 km #1El Prieto Trail
Difficult
La Cañada Flintridge, CA
Difficult
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 45 
2.4 mi 3.8 km #2Sunset Ridge Trail
Difficult
Altadena, CA
Difficult
Altadena, CA 22 
2.6 mi 4.1 km #3Middle Sam Merrill Trail
Difficult
Altadena, CA
Difficult
Altadena, CA 17 
2.1 mi 3.4 km #4Sister Elsie Trail
Difficult
La Crescenta-Montrose, CA
Difficult
La Crescenta-Montrose, CA 11 
9.1 mi 14.7 km #5Mt. Wilson Toll Road
Intermediate/Difficult
Altadena, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Altadena, CA 20 
5.6 mi 9.1 km #6Haines Canyon Motorway
Intermediate/Difficult
La Crescenta-Montrose, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
La Crescenta-Montrose, CA 15 
2.2 mi 3.6 km #7Hillyer Trail
Difficult
Littlerock, CA
Difficult
Littlerock, CA
2.9 mi 4.7 km #8Table Mountain Road East #4N21
Intermediate
Wrightwood, CA
Intermediate
Wrightwood, CA
1.1 mi 1.8 km #9Old Mt. Lukens Trail
Difficult
La Crescenta-Montrose, CA
Difficult
La Crescenta-Montrose, CA
2.8 mi 4.6 km #10Brown Mountain
Intermediate
La Cañada Flintridge, CA
Intermediate
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 19 
6.4 mi 10.4 km #11Golden Eagle Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Castaic, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Castaic, CA 10 
3.5 mi 5.7 km #12Viper
Difficult
San Fernando, CA
Difficult
San Fernando, CA 21 
2.4 mi 3.9 km #13Valley Forge Trail
Intermediate
Altadena, CA
Intermediate
Altadena, CA
1.5 mi 2.4 km #14Lower Winter Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Sierra Madre, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Sierra Madre, CA
2.3 mi 3.7 km #15Upper Winter Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Sierra Madre, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Sierra Madre, CA
1.0 mi 1.6 km #16Mystic Canyon Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Glendora, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Glendora, CA
26.0 mi 41.8 km #17Gabrielino Trail (NRT)
Intermediate/Difficult
La Cañada Flintridge, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 11 
1.5 mi 2.4 km #18Horse Trail
Difficult
Altadena, CA
Difficult
Altadena, CA
2.3 mi 3.7 km #19Los Pinetos
Difficult
San Fernando, CA
Difficult
San Fernando, CA 13 
3.9 mi 6.2 km #20Fern Truck Trail
Intermediate
La Cañada Flintridge, CA
Intermediate
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 13 

Photos of Angeles National Forest - 339

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Local ripper, Spencer Rathkamp, making the best of a recently torched zone on Los Pinetos.
Dec 23, 2016 near San Fer…, CA
For a moment, you really do ride on the rim of this ridge.
Oct 7, 2019 near Sierra…, CA
The descent from Lawlor saddle to Red Box offers more epic views of the Angeles National Forest
Mar 25, 2019 near Altadena, CA
Erik hittin' switches just below the Ken Burton Memorial, a fine morning in the ANF.
Sep 18, 2018 near La Caña…, CA
Nice sunset at the top.
Nov 15, 2014 near La Cres…, CA
Jen keeping it rolling through dusty ruts. Great trail for the area!
Jul 11, 2019 near La Caña…, CA
It's called sunset for a reason.
Dec 23, 2015 near Altadena, CA
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.
Aug 26, 2018 near Altadena, CA