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Angeles National Forest

701 N Santa Anita Ave, Arcadia, CA 91006-2725
+1 626-574-5200
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Great Day Trip in a convertable...Wow

Great Day Trip in a convertable...Wow...A Wonderful Day to drive up the Angeles Crest... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
Pasadena, California
Surreal views of the entire LA Basin

The drive up the Angeles Crest Highway is a surprisingly easy and quick trip from downtown Los... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
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“la canada” (5 reviews)
701 N Santa Anita Ave, Arcadia, CA 91006-2725
+1 626-574-5200
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Reviewed 1 April 2017

Great Day Trip in a convertable...Wow...A Wonderful Day to drive up the Angeles Crest Highway...into the trees and forests that are just above Pasadena..and La Canada..But look out for the CRAZY MOTORCYCLISTS WHO THINK THEY ARE IN A F1 RACE UP AND DOWN THE TWO...More

1  Thank abannister2016
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The drive up the Angeles Crest Highway is a surprisingly easy and quick trip from downtown Los Angeles. In barely an hour, you're transported to a starkly different landscape (snow!) from the urban jungle of LA. We went on a clear day just after a...More

1  Thank ReadyForThisJelly
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Stunning natural beauty!!! It was quite the hike but it was amazingly beautiful. Several interesting birds and we even saw a bobcat up close, hunting! Lots of amazing plants and trees for those who are interested in botany!

1  Thank travellinglandscaper
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Spectacular, especially compared to other California "forests" that aren't. This one is lush and even has some fall colors. We came here from the southeast direction, from I-15N up SR 138W and then SR 2. Wrightwood is a cute little town that deserves a stop...More

Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
Reviewed 14 September 2016

we spent one night at the table mountain campground during the labor day weekend. the sites are nicely spaced, not too crowded. the camp host was friendly. the cost was $20 per night. it was Saturday night, and they happened to have a "Miner vincent...More

Thank JJ_TY
Reviewed 24 July 2016

A drive along Angelus Crest highway (route 2) through Angeles National Forest is a great way to unwind and escape the heat and the traffic in the summer. The views are amazing. There are numerous places to picnic and hike. Switzer falls, Mount Wilson Observatory...More

3  Thank marktS5189DV
Reviewed 15 June 2016

The Sturtevant Falls hike is beautiful. Very different from my normal Temescal Canyon hike because it has many types of tress, flowers, butterflies and birds. Best part is the actual waterfall which is unheard of in LA county. It's 3.6 miles roundtrip. If you're in...More

3  Thank Donna G
Reviewed 27 May 2016

We were here early may 2016; weather was excellent and very thin traffic; its not a forest forest but protected vast area for native flora and fauna; time that we visited there were nice wild flowers in full bloom; birds in full energy and clouds...More

Thank Asoka B G
Reviewed 20 May 2016

The Angeles National Forest is....well, not really a forest....at least not to those who are not from the L.A. area and have seen a REAL forest with trees before...lol....but nevertheless, I love coming to the Angeles National Forest to get away from the city. The...More

1  Thank GermaicanSpiceGirl
Reviewed 26 March 2016

The trail head is next to the Chantry Flats parking lot in the forest. You get there via the 210 Freeway off the Santa Anita exit and head North, Santa Anita will become Chantry Flats road, drive up to the mountain for about 5 miles...More

2  Thank TonyChao
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Kasper H
Im backpacking, but im staying with family in arcadia.. how does work if i want to go on the hike? do i do it alone? og is there a guided tour anything like that? thanks
19 July 2015|
Response from Linda J C | Reviewed this property |
I would not try to hike anywhere in the Angeles National Forest without a buddy. There are parking places near most trail heads. You need a National Forest Pass to park anywhere in the national forest and they can give you... More