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Best trails in Pleasant View Ridge Wilderness

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Looking for a great trail in Pleasant View Ridge Wilderness, California? AllTrails has 6 great hiking trails, forest trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 3 hard trails in Pleasant View Ridge Wilderness ranging from 0.6 to 46.3 miles and from 3,700 to 8,490 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Pleasant View Ridge Wilderness
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26757 acres
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Top trails (6)
#1 - Mount Williamson and Pleasant View Ridge via Pacific Crest Trail
Pleasant View Ridge Wilderness
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 4 h 3 m
This trail approaches Mount Williamson and Pleasant View Ridge from a parking area before the Hwy 2 tunnels. It is slightly shorter than the trail from Islip Saddle. There are some steep sections 1) NShow more
#2 - Three Points to Sulfur Springs
Pleasant View Ridge Wilderness
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Length: 6.8 mi • Est. 3 h 24 m
Three Points to Sulfur Springs is a 6.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Palmdale, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers Show more
#3 - Akawie Peak
Pleasant View Ridge Wilderness
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 50 m
Akawie Peak is a 1.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Mount Wilson, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily usedShow more
#4 - Lone Pine to Inspiration to Cloudburst Summit
Pleasant View Ridge Wilderness
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Length: 46.3 mi • Est. Multi-day
Lone Pine to Inspiration to Cloudburst Summit is a 46.3 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Phelan, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. TShow more
#5 - Dawson Saddle to Mt. Lewis
Pleasant View Ridge Wilderness
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 31 m
The quintessential San Gabriel Mountains hiking trail: steep, high and dry. A breath-taking, no-nonsense, no-switchback trail that heads straight to the mercifully flattish top. Fabulous views. The aShow more
#6 - Mount Williamson via Pacific Crest Trail [CLOSED]
Pleasant View Ridge Wilderness
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 40 m
Note: This trailhead may be closed due to the Williamson Rock Closure Order. For more information on the closure area, please see https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/fseprd604696.pdfShow more