Mt. Wilson Toll Road
ElevationAscent: 4,405' 1,343 m
Descent: -87' -26 m
High: 5,647' 1,721 m
Low: 1,256' 383 m
GradeAvg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 21% (12°)
Popular rides nearby
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Sunset Ridge / El Prieto Loop from Millard Campground
14.3 mi 23.1 km • Loop • 2,961 ft Ascent 902.65 m Ascent
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Lukens/Grizzly Flat/Hoyt Mtn Loop
11.4 mi 18.3 km • Loop • 1,964 ft Ascent 598.57 m Ascent
Mt. Wilson Enduro Loop
32.5 mi 52.3 km • Loop • 6,479 ft Ascent 1974.7 m Ascent
La Tuna Loop
9.1 mi 14.6 km • Loop • 1,735 ft Ascent 528.7 m Ascent
“A long and steady grind up Mt. Wilson.”— Chris W
Electric Mountain Bikes Unknown
Family Friendly Wide easy trail with minimal exposure. It is a bit steep so does require low gearing and/or strong legs.
As you continue up, you'll find a split in the fire road. Keep right and climb. Near the top, you'll find a bit more shade in spots. The view is fantastic on a clear day as you come around to the south side of the ridge and climb the final section to the top.
At about 7.5 miles, you'll intersect with the Mt. Wilson Trail. Keep left and rejoin onto the Mt. Wilson Toll Road in about 0.5 mile.
There is a great lookout at the top. Be sure to check out the Mt. Wilson Observatory if you have time.
Land Manager: USFS - Angeles National Forest Office