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

Super Strawberry

25.8 mi 41.5 km 2,857' Up 870.84 m Up 5,346' Down 1629.33 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

Angeles National Forest Biking

  • 656 Miles 1,055 Kilometers of Trail
  • 22 Recommended Routes
  • 17 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 76 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 24 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Angeles National Forest - 95

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1.8 mi 2.8 km #1El Prieto Trail
Difficult
La Cañada Flintridge, CA
Difficult
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 50 
2.4 mi 3.8 km #2Sunset Ridge Trail
Difficult
Altadena, CA
Difficult
Altadena, CA 26 
2.6 mi 4.1 km #3Middle Sam Merrill Trail
Difficult
Altadena, CA
Difficult
Altadena, CA 19 
2.1 mi 3.4 km #4Sister Elsie Trail
Difficult
La Crescenta-Montrose, CA
Difficult
La Crescenta-Montrose, CA 11 
5.6 mi 9.1 km #5Haines Canyon Motorway
Intermediate/Difficult
La Crescenta-Montrose, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
La Crescenta-Montrose, CA 18 
9.1 mi 14.7 km #6Mt. Wilson Toll Road
Intermediate/Difficult
Altadena, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Altadena, CA 20 
2.8 mi 4.6 km #7Brown Mountain
Intermediate
La Cañada Flintridge, CA
Intermediate
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 24 
2.9 mi 4.7 km #8Table Mountain Road East #4N21
Intermediate
Wrightwood, CA
Intermediate
Wrightwood, CA
15.7 mi 25.3 km #9Sunset Ridge Truck Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Mount Baldy, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Mount Baldy, CA
2.2 mi 3.6 km #10Hillyer Trail
Difficult
Littlerock, CA
Difficult
Littlerock, CA

Photos of Angeles National Forest - 365

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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
Erik hittin' switches just below the Ken Burton Memorial, a fine morning in the ANF.
Sep 18, 2018 near La Caña…, CA
The descent from Lawlor saddle to Red Box offers more epic views of the Angeles National Forest
Mar 25, 2019 near Altadena, 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
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
GMR EAST SESSION - JAN '16
Feb 1, 2016 near San Dimas, CA