Best trails in Sierra Madre

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Looking for a great trail near Sierra Madre, California? AllTrails has 34 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking 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. If you're looking for the best trails around Chino Hills State Park or Pío Pico State Historic Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Claremont Hills Wilderness Park or Griffith Park. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 20 hard trails in Sierra Madre ranging from 5.1 to 48.7 miles and from 954 to 9,379 feet 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 Sierra Madre
Top trails (34)
#1 - Sturtevant Falls Trail
Angeles National Forest
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 39 m
NOTE: It has been reported that the entrance can CLOSE if it gets too crowded, so please plan accordingly and try to go early. Please see the park's website for up to date information. A leisurely hiShow more
#2 - Sturtevant, Mount Wilson, and Winter Creek Trail Loop
San Gabriel Mountains National Monument
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Length: 14 mi • Est. 8 h 44 m
Note: Chantry Flat Road is closed at the Santa Anita Road Ave entrance until 5/15 due to COVID-19 An Adventure Pass is required for this trail. Standing prominently above Pasadena, Mount Wilson is aShow more
#3 - Hoegees Campground Loop: Upper and Lower Winter Creek Trail Loop
Chantry Flat Recreation Area
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 3 h 13 m
Canyon has limited parking. The 3 lots all fill up early in the morning on weekends, although on weekdays there is usually a lot of space available. In case you find the lots completely filled, parkiShow more
#4 - Hermit Falls Trail
Arcadia Wilderness Park
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 29 m
Hermit Falls Trail is a 2.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Sierra Madre, California that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity oShow more
#5 - Mount Zion Loop - Sturtevant to Winter Creek Trails
Angeles National Forest
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Length: 9.3 mi • Est. 5 h 20 m
A beautiful multi-landscape trail with many waterfalls and trees. Offers a challenging and well-maintained trail. Big Santa Anita Canyon offers something for everybody. If you are traveling with younShow more
#6 - Chantry Flat to Hoegee's Camp
Angeles National Forest
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 2 h 52 m
Chantry Flat to Hoegee's Camp is a 5.3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Sierra Madre, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is priShow more
#7 - Bailey Canyon Trail to Jones Peak
Mount Wilson Trail Park
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 3 h 57 m
Bailey Canyon Trail to Jones Peak is a 6 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Sierra Madre, California that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily usShow more
#8 - First Water via Mount Wilson Trail
Mount Wilson Trail Park
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 2 h 6 m
First Water via Mount Wilson Trail is a 3.4 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Sierra Madre, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail isShow more
#9 - Manzanita Ridge via Mt. Wilson Trail
Mount Wilson Trail Park
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Length: 9.8 mi • Est. 6 h 26 m
Manzanita Ridge via Mt. Wilson Trail is a 9.8 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Sierra Madre, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. The traShow more
#10 - Orchard Camp via Mt Wilson Trail
Mount Wilson Trail Park
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Length: 6.3 mi • Est. 3 h 56 m
The first half of the trail to Mount Wilson, an old camp used by Mr Wilson himself. The trail was originally built by Benjamin Davis Wilson, who was the grandfather of General George S. Patton aroundShow more
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