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San Gabriel Mountains

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This mountain range provides the only natural barrier to the expansion of Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles, CA
Central L.A
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Mother’s day… We planned a family hiking trip @ Sturtevant Falls in the San Gabriel Mountains. All seven of us went trekking. It is one of the finest waterfalls in Angeles National Forest. The 3.25-mile hike from Chantry Flats Road to Sturtevant Falls follows a...More

Thank Cshastry2
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The San Gabriels, often overlooked in favor of the Santa Monica Mountains, are absolutely stunning. There are SO MANY trails - from waterfall trails to Mt. Wilson and the observatory - that offer some of the best views in Los Angeles. In these mountains, you...More

Thank Katie O
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Yes, you can see fall colors in Los Angeles County. Take the drive through these mountains on SR 2 for a spectacular visual treat. We actually started on the east side and drove westward in the afternoon and that was backwards. The lighting and photographic...More

Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We drove through the mountains for quite a while before we reached the trail head and parked. There is ample parking, we came off of Mount Wilson Redbox Rd at the San Gabriel Peak Trail entrance. The hike was fairly easy, you can do it...More

Thank Mnemah
Reviewed 4 August 2016

The first 2 days we were in LA it was clear and cooler and these mountains loomed over the city and could be easily seen if coming out of LAX or in Long Beach. As things heated up there were a little more difficult to...More

Thank Grover R
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

We went on Memorial Day and every where was busy, we managed to find a quiet spot over the east fork bridge. The unfortunate part is the graffiti, makes no sense to spoil the nature. We took a picnic up cattle creek and did a...More

Thank Angela B
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Since I lived just below the San Gabriel Mountains for nine years, it is always wonderful to go back to visit. I especially loved to drive up the mountains on a clear day in winter when the snow covers the peaks. This last time was...More

Thank Ilene B
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Hiking in these mountains is fun! Small creek we walked along and our dogs could swim and stay cool!

Thank Tami M
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Mt. Lukens, at just over 5000 ft, is the highest point within the LA city limit. I have heard that the Stone Canyon trail to Mt. Lukens is one of the tougher hikes in the area and decided to take on it. I am quite...More

Thank TurandotBeau
Reviewed 24 January 2016

It's hard to believe you are so close to this much population. There are lots of hiking trails and streams easily accessible for day hikes and overnight camping (You need a permit). My favorites are: Old Baldy, 5th stream crossing, and Ice House Canyon.

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