Photos of Lancaster Hiking Trails

on Antelope Loop Trail

1 day ago

Difficulty: 6/10 (intermediate)

Duration: 2hrs

Distance: ~4 miles (didn’t do west loop)

Parking: Parking lot (no rangers when empty) side of the road (when open)

Views: 7/10; southern views of Angeles Forest and San Andreas Fault, east Antelope Valley, west Gorman, north Tehachapi mountains

Incline: flat to steep in spots

Technical: dirt path

Equipment: hiking shoes (Merrill mesh), sweat pants, layered with windbreaker, Underarmor T-shirt

Weather: 30s-40s

Shade: none

Environment: desert vegetation and wildflowers (poppies)

Wildlife: birds

Bugs: none

Details: dirt paths through poppy preserve

TIPs: top of hills have nice views

PROS: good workout and great views

CONS: none

Scott H (aka Swiper)