Explore the best trails near La Canada Flintridge with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Emilia c. on Grizzly Flat Trail
Very nice trail, A lot the green and water,some parts and really hard, but would fit beautiful trail.
I pulled over on the side of the road and started my hike where the fire road starts. The road was closed, but not for hiking. I took it all the way up and at first split, stayed to the right. I came across what looked like a helipad. I kept walking and at the next split, also stayed to the right. Eventually, I ended up by the power towers and climbed the first peak. AWESOME VIEW UP THERE!!
I must be an idiot because this was confusing as heck. Couldn't find the beginning of this trail from Cherry Canyon Motorway so I drove to Woodfield Road and started from there. That stroll was pretty interesting. You go under the 210 and then out of a tunnel. Then it's like, what? Where do you go? So I walk around to try and figure it out. There's a tunnel to your right on the other side of the Devils Dam sign. Go through there and then walk down and past the swings and you're there.
Wouldn't necessarily call this a hike, but was really interesting.
Really nice little hike that is quiet and nature-y. Went after the rains, so the creek/river was full - be prepared to get your feet wet!
Did this hike with my 7 year old. We loved it, streams and wooded area to explore. However, we were very skeptical when we first arrived, from Hwy 2 (parking along side the road parking) no signs, you need to follow the utility road next to the electrical stations, the road turns into a fire road. I was very hesitant to go down and almost turned around, but after a mile we came across the camp. We saw a family of dear and plenty of stream crossings, great hike! Again, amazed such that places exist so close to a major city