Explore the best trails near La Canada Flintridge with detailed reviews, photos, trail maps, and driving directions curated by hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
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
Many switchbacks are loose dirt, but otherwise KB trail is mostly rideable. Plenty of poison oak, but easily avoided if paying attention. Also pay attention to log placement to avoid wasting time missing trail as it leaves stream bed.
It was an easy hike, just really exposed for the majority of the time, so bring water and wear sunscreen. Dog friendly (which is awesome) and horse friendly (which is what I didn't like about it because there were massive piles of horse dung all along the trail). Once you go through the tunnel, there's a gate that is typically locked with a no trespassing sign, so go down the trail and take a right along the dried creek to get to the gate. Don't go under the bridge, because that's a different trail and I'm not sure where it leads. It's pretty cool. I'd recommend it.
Nice walk. A little difficult to find which is great. My friend and I were the only people at the rock. I wish they would clear the brush a little better. Pretty soon the path will be very difficult to find and get through. Other than that, it was nice and did get a little creepy after playing with the echoes from the wash behind the gate. The echoes are unlike any other tunnel or echo producing structure. The vibes were a little intense.
Great trail. Loads of options to make the hike more extensive and challenging. Some shade but a lot of exposed trail. Looks like there are some nice single tracks for mountain biking. Trail is dusty and there are some rocky areas so wear good trail runners.