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Best trails in Sheep Mountain Wilderness

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Looking for a great trail in Sheep Mountain Wilderness, California? AllTrails has 18 great hiking trails, trail 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 11 hard trails in Sheep Mountain Wilderness ranging from 6.8 to 32.9 miles and from 1,916 to 10,065 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Please note there are several private land holdings within the Sheep Mountain Wilderness that frequently conduct what may seem to be non-conforming activities. Special provisions permit reasonable access to these private areas and development of their mining operations. Please respect the rights of these owners/operators during your visit.

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Top trails (18)
#1 - Big Horn Mine Trail
Sheep Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 2 h
Great, leisurely hike with some inclines peppered along the way to give you a good sweat. Beautiful scenery through the entire trail. An Adventure Pass is required to park here. Please remember: WeaShow more
#2 - Devil's Gulch Waterfall via East Peak Trail
Sheep Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 9.3 mi • Est. 4 h 37 m
This is the route to the secret and hidden waterfall in Devil's Gulch, along the San Gabriel River via Bridge to Nowhere, Sheep Mountain. Please note that the river crossings can be difficult and dangShow more
#3 - Vincent Gap to Mount Baden-Powell via PCT
Sheep Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 12 mi • Est. 7 h 27 m
Vincent Gap to Mount Baden-Powell via PCT is a 12 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Valyermo, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trShow more
#4 - Wright Mountain via Acorn Trail
Sheep Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 8.7 mi • Est. 4 h 52 m
Wright Mountain via Acorn Trail is a 8.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Wrightwood, California that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. The trail is Show more
#5 - Pine Mountain Trail
Sheep Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 6.8 mi • Est. 4 h 16 m
Pine Mountain Trail is a 6.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Wrightwood, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is only recommended for very experienced adventuShow more
#6 - Mount Baden-Powell, Mount Burnham, Throop Peak & South Mount Hawkins
Sheep Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 20.6 mi • Est. Multi-day
Mount Baden-Powell, Mount Burnham, Throop Peak & South Mount Hawkins is a 20.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Valyermo, California that features beautiful wild flowers and Show more
#7 - Pine Mountain via Acorn Trail and North Backbone Trail
Sheep Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 9.4 mi • Est. 6 h 19 m
Pine Mountain via Acorn Trail and North Backbone Trail is a 9.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Wrightwood, California that features a great forest setting and is rated as dShow more
#8 - Iron Mountain via Heaton Flat Trail, Allison Gulch Trail & East Fork Trail Loop
Sheep Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 13.5 mi • Est. 9 h 25 m
Iron Mountain via Heaton Flat Trail, Allison Gulch Trail & East Fork Trail Loop is a 13.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Valyermo, California that features a great forest sShow more
#9 - Mount San Antonio via Pacific Crest Trail and North Backbone Trail
Sheep Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 11.7 mi • Est. 8 h 15 m
Mount San Antonio via Pacific Crest Trail and North Backbone Trail is a 11.7 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Valyermo, California that features a great forest setting and is onShow more
#10 - Lightning Ridge Nature Trail
Sheep Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 20 m
Offline map is recommended. Users have reported that the trails are not marked well.Show more
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