Pinyon Ridge Nature Trail is a 7.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Phelan, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.
Directions from Azusa, CA: Travel San Gabriel Canyon Road 25 miles north to the Crystal Lake Recreation Area.
Nice trail with great views of Azusa Canyon. Clearly marked trail was easy to navigate. Some elevation changes kept it interesting. Hiked this on a Friday and saw no one else on the trail.