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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 hill running/trails/views of LA in Arcadia, CA

Wow, this is a good warm-up hill run, then a super steep mountain run/walk/climb. Usually warm... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
Rhett L
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Los Altos, California, United States
Scenic and beautiful drive

Great drive on the Angeles Forest Highway from the Antelope Valley over into the LA foothill and... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
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“la canada” (6 reviews)
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701 N Santa Anita Ave, Arcadia, CA 91006-2725
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Wow, this is a good warm-up hill run, then a super steep mountain run/walk/climb. Usually warm temperatures, this is a good challenge to build your hill running endurance. Great views of LA valley.

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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Great drive on the Angeles Forest Highway from the Antelope Valley over into the LA foothill and basin. Not your typical “forest,” as there are few trees, it is nonetheless scenic and beautiful in its own way.

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

Go to see why they call it a forest. I could never figure it out. Maybe you can. This review is long because it has to be.

1  Thank Chimp_Baxter
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

I've lived next to the Angeles National Forest and hiked it's trails for many years. On the good side, it is very near to Los Angeles, Pasadena, Glendale, etc. Very convenient for people living in and traveling to Los Angeles County. Also on the good...More

2  Thank PDEYES
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

None contrary to the propaganda put out about Los Angeles. It is a huge busy and at time hectic place.(I have lived here for over 60 years now. I still have not seen Movie Star here) So once in a while I just have to...More

3  Thank David L
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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

3  Thank abannister2016
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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

2  Thank ReadyForThisJelly
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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!

3  Thank travellinglandscaper
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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

1  Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
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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
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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
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