Best trails in San Gabriel Wilderness

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Looking for a great trail in San Gabriel Wilderness, California? AllTrails has 18 great hiking trails, running 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 9 hard trails in San Gabriel Wilderness ranging from 12.4 to 38.8 km and from 478 to 3,068 meters 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 San Gabriel Wilderness
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Top trails (18)
#1 - Switzer Falls via Gabrielino Trail
San Gabriel Wilderness
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Length: 6.9 km • Est. 2 h 13 m
NOTE: It has been reported that the parking lot is CLOSED due to COVID-19. Please see the park's website for up to date information. This is a relatively easy hike into one of the loveliest sections Show more
#2 - Switzer Falls and Bear Canyon Camp via Gabrelino Trail
San Gabriel Wilderness
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Length: 13.7 km • Est. 4 h 28 m
This is a beautiful hike - it starts off paved and calm with a nice little stream running through it, but soon switches to an off the beaten path adventure. Nice stream crossings as you journey along Show more
#3 - Cooper Canyon via Cloudburst Summit
San Gabriel Wilderness
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Length: 11.7 km • Est. 4 h 10 m
Cooper Canyon via Cloudburst Summit is a 11.7 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Palmdale, California that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primShow more
#4 - Three Points to Mt Waterman
San Gabriel Wilderness
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Length: 21.4 km • Est. 7 h 29 m
The trail has pleasant variations in grade that make it neither too challenging nor too easy. It is about 50/50 shaded and exposed. The beginning has some overgrown thorny bushes (I think chaparral wShow more
#5 - West Fork to Bear Canyon Trail
San Gabriel Wilderness
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Length: 16.4 km • Est. 6 h 5 m
West Fork to Bear Canyon Trail is a 16.4 kilometer lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Azusa, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail offeShow more
#6 - Kratka Ridge
San Gabriel Wilderness
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Length: 2.7 km • Est. 1 h 9 m
Kratka Ridge is a 2.7 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Pearblossom, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily usedShow more
#7 - Mount Waterman and Twin Peaks Trail Loop
San Gabriel Wilderness
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Length: 16.9 km • Est. 6 h 49 m
Mount Waterman and Twin Peaks Trail Loop is a 16.9 kilometer lightly trafficked loop trail located near Palmdale, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is only recommended for very expShow more
#8 - Upper Bear Creek
San Gabriel Wilderness
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Length: 29.6 km • Est. 10 h 5 m
From the trailhead to Upper Bear Creek Trail Camp. The trail camp is virtually non-exist.Show more
#9 - Mt. Waterman via Upper West Ridge
San Gabriel Wilderness
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Length: 12.4 km • Est. 4 h 43 m
Mt. Waterman via Upper West Ridge is a 12.4 kilometer lightly trafficked loop trail located near Pearblossom, California that offers the chance to see wildlife. The trail is rated as difficult and is Show more
#10 - Gabrieleno Trail: Switzer Falls to Hahamonga Watershed
San Gabriel Wilderness
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Length: 16.3 km • Est. 4 h 24 m
Gabrieleno Trail: Switzer Falls to Hahamonga Watershed is a 16.3 kilometer moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near La Canada Flintridge, California that features a waterfall and is gooShow more
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