Charlton Station to Mt. Mooney and Devil's Peak

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Charlton Station to Mt. Mooney and Devil's Peak is a 3.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Mt Wilson, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
3.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
797 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

walking

views

wild flowers

wildlife

Directions from La Canada, CA: To reach both these peaks, take the dirt road off Angeles Crest Highway, about a hundred feet northwest of the Charlton Flat entrance road. Follow this road about a mile up to a wide spot on the ridge top where the road forks, and park. A National Forest Adventure Pass is required to be displayed on your vehicle when parked at the trailhead.

hiking
7 days ago

This trail is almost completely over grown with briars. I'm sure it hasn't been traveled since the last fire 10 years ago. We stopped to talk to an observatory gentleman who told us about a plant which is worse than poison oak. It started grown from the burn trees and is covering several spots.

hiking
Saturday, June 18, 2016