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Best trails in San Gabriel Mountains National Monument

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Looking for a great trail in San Gabriel Mountains National Monument, California? AllTrails has 51 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking 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 24 hard trails in San Gabriel Mountains National Monument ranging from 2 to 23 miles and from 1,194 to 9,268 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Sturtevant, Mount Wilson, and Winter Creek Trail Loop
San Gabriel Mountains National Monument
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Length: 13.7 mi • Est. 7 h 32 m
Note: Santa Anita Canyon Rd and Chantry Flats Rd may be intermittently closed through summer. Please call the city of Sierra Madre at (626) 355-7135 before you head to Chantry Flats. An 'Adventure PaShow more
#2 - Devils Chair Trail
San Gabriel Mountains National Monument
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Length: 6.9 mi • Est. 2 h 46 m
NOTE: As of July 2020, users have reported that the final section of this trail is closed due to maintenance. Please check with the park for updates. The Devil's Punchbowl is a point where 2 faults cShow more
#3 - Josephine Peak Trail
San Gabriel Mountains National Monument
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Length: 7.4 mi • Est. 4 h 14 m
Josephine Peak Trail is a 7.4 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Mount Wilson, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number Show more
#4 - Devil's Punchbowl Loop Trail
San Gabriel Mountains National Monument
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 36 m
This trail that takes you around the western rim of the Devil's Punchbowl. Wide views of the punchbowl are readily available throughout the hike.Show more
#5 - Mount Wilson to Chantry Flat via Winter Creek
San Gabriel Mountains National Monument
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Length: 5.7 mi • Est. 2 h 31 m
Mount Wilson to Chantry Flat via Winter Creek is a 5.7 mile point-to-point trail located near La Canada Flintridge, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail Show more
#6 - Mystic Canyon and Upper Monroe Trail
San Gabriel Mountains National Monument
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Length: 8.9 mi • Est. 5 h 17 m
Mystic Canyon and Upper Monroe Trail is a 8.9 mile out and back trail located near Glendora, California that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity optionShow more
#7 - San Gabriel Peaks (San Gabriel, Mount Disappointment, Mount Lowe, Mount Markham)
San Gabriel Mountains National Monument
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Length: 6.5 mi • Est. 4 h 1 m
San Gabriel Peaks (San Gabriel, Mount Disappointment, Mount Lowe, Mount Markham) is a 6.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near La Canada Flintridge, California that features beauShow more
#8 - Old San Gabriel Canyon Road Trail
San Gabriel Mountains National Monument
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 16 m
Please note that this trail borders private property, please be cautious to stay on the trail.Show more
#9 - Vetter Mountain
San Gabriel Mountains National Monument
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 2 h 5 m
This is an easy walk on a partially paved fire road to the fire lookout at the top of Vetter Mountain. The original hiking trail (single track) to Vetter Mountain is closed due to a fire years ago. HShow more
#10 - Josephine Peak via Colby Canyon Trail
San Gabriel Mountains National Monument
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Length: 7.9 mi • Est. 4 h 37 m
Josephine Peak via Colby Canyon Trail is a 7.9 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Palmdale, California that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily usShow more
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