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This mountain range provides the only natural barrier to the expansion of Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, CA
Central L.A
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

On a beautiful Saturday morning we took off for a day trip up in the mountains to the southwest of Antelope Valley. Barely an hour from Quartz Hill we found ourselves high enough up to feel the cold. After a week of rain and cold...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bfindysz
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Of course not the largest mountains, but still impressive, They are a great visual when driving along the concrete freeways, They offer many recreational spots, even just to pull over if your are driving thru. Can be some stunning views. Pretty cool.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Randy2353
Reviewed 20 September 2018 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.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank califcasl
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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Cshastry2
Reviewed 17 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

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank kateoS8832HT
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

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
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

Date of experience: July 2016
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

Date of experience: May 2016
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

Date of experience: August 2015
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!

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Tami M
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