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“Ridiculous”
Sep 25, 2017
“Family Hiking in Los Angeles”
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This mountain range provides the only natural barrier to the expansion of Los Angeles.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

To call the San Gabriel Mountains a Santa Paula attraction is ridiculous. They are located many miles from here, and aren't visible from here. This is ridiculous.

Thank califcasl
Reviewed September 25, 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 January 17, 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 Kate O
Reviewed October 17, 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 August 3, 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 May 30, 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 May 17, 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 April 23, 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 March 24, 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 January 24, 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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