Looking for a great trail near Wrightwood, California? AllTrails has 11 great hiking trails, views trails, forest 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 Silverwood Lake State Recreation Area, we've got you covered. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 7 hard trails in Wrightwood ranging from 6.5 to 63.8 miles and from 4,268 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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8 days ago

this is a good trail to train on or just a short hike. 2 miles up an down. watch out mnt. bikers on weekends. have fun an TREK on

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17 days ago

Cute trail, healthy climb. End point is a campground.

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1 month ago

It’s closer to 5 miles to the campground and back, not 4. For those of who aren’t the Terminator (like Kathy’s 7 year old granddaughter :-) prepare to huff and puff your way uphill. Coming down is satisfying and quick, a well-deserved reward. The trail is straightforward but does get a little narrow in some spots. At the campground there are bathrooms but, careful with the bees who like to hang out in the stalls.

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1 month ago

Very nice, canopied trail, with good birdwatching opportunities

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1 month ago

Recommend following the road when you get up to the campground for some excellent views.

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1 month ago

One of the hardest hikes we've done, but one of the most rewarding. I will do it again when the weather cools.

hardest trail there is around this area.

Hiked this in reverse (Cloudburst to Blue Ridge camp) over a 5-day period. the downhill portion of Islip Saddle to South Fork Camp was treacherous (especially for kids) and the steady climb from South Fork to Vincent Gap was a good burn. There was good water sources throughout.

Fun trail. The beginning is confusing since the neighborhood has a lot of no trespassing, no parking signs. However, no said anything or seemed to mind me walking through the neighborhood... so I assume it is fine. Just parking at one of the few spots before the 'private road' sign, walk up the private road to the end of the street, go around the gate at the end, and the Acorn trail head is about 30' after the gate. The trail has 1500 ft elevation gain in the first two miles to the saddle where it meets the PCT. From the PCT it is fairly level. The views towards Mt Baldy are great. I came across some campers up there who had driven up via the Blue Ridge Truck Trail, which roughly parallels that section of the PCT. Trail was in good condition.

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3 months ago

July 14, 2019 - Highlight of this trail was seeing at least 12 Bighorn Sheep around 10 a.m. They were close to the trail and ran in a group...pretty amazing and unexpected! Trail itself gets 5 stars for beautiful views (feels like you can see the whole San Gabriel area of the Angeles etc.) and big trees. It truly runs along the spine of Pine Mountain...never scary and it’s cool to see the huge drop offs. Amazing scenery for being 90 minutes from LA. Weather was cool when we started (8:30) and in the 80s by 2 p.m. Bugs weren’t bad but I’d bring some spray. There’s quite a bit of loose rock which makes the descent challenging...I think it’s best to leave your dog at home. Round trip was about 7 miles. We parked just below Guffy campground (need adventure pass)...you can drive down the fire road all the way to the trailhead and cut out about 2 miles round trip ...I thought the fire road was a nice warm-up though. I’m in average shape and this trail kicked my butt...quite a bit of steep incline. Very fun and doable but definitely a challenge. My last few AllTrails hikes have been rated “moderate” and I see why this got the “hard” tag. From the Pine Mountain summit the trail continues to Dawson Peak and Mt. Baldy. Continuing to Dawson and back is doable if you’re in good shape (probably need to pack lunch and lots of water though). Making it to Baldy and back in one day is probably a challenge best reserved for truly experienced/prepared hikers. There’s still patches of snow on Baldy and that trip seems more like an overnight backpacking trek. Overall a great trail! Great lunch spots in Wrightwood too.

This trail is an absolute killer. If there was a category above hard, like a red expert label, this hike would be it. Once you get to the north backbone trail you’ll have to be very aware of your steps. Couple 40% grades, loose rock, but well worth the pain as the views on this trail are unmatched. Start early.

Acorn Dr. turns into a private road after Quail Rd. No Parking allowed on the private road. You have to park .75 miles from the beginning of the trail. you will start at 6050 ft. of elevation and you need to add 1.5 miles to the total distance. The trail was lonely but in good shape.

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4 months ago

Trail still in good condition even after the wet winter. Only a couple of areas that have been washed out, even then it is still not too bad.

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4 months ago

Trail was easy to follow and the conditions were perfect. Hardly any erosion.

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4 months ago

Easy simple hike.

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4 months ago

I loved the streams you come across a few minutes into the hike, lots of shade, some narrow parts due to wash out, it's all up hill then all down hill so that was kinda a bummer, over all tho a nice trail, not hard not to easy, great for dogs to!

The beginning of this trail is clearly marked... No Trespassing ... Big multiple signs .. This area is beautiful and I imagine the trail is beautiful ...the start of it stopped me

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4 months ago

Great trail! one small area the water took over so you were walking over a small stream. Took my 7 year old granddaughter who probably could have ran the whole trail.

Epic views and fun climb to the top! Can tell not too many people frequent the peak, although acorns trail to PCT seemed much more populated. Recent snows let to some off-trail within the last mile or so, but followed the ridge up for a pretty straight climb.

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5 months ago

Trail is in great shape. No sketchy sections. Same grade as Dawson Saddle so was a gentle climb. Ate lunch in the campground. No one was there so we had it to ourselves. Snow has melted off completely.

Did this trail a few days ago on my day off. I've done many trails some hard some easy and I can say I've done easier trails on hills than this one that are listed as moderate. This trail should be listed as moderate not easy at all!!! The trail is only 2 miles to the blue ridge camp but we went way past that passing the top of the chair lifts and to the top of blue ridge peak where there are some electrical buildings?! Then past that down the pct to a dirt road for another mile that gives you a view of the other side of the mountains. Then we headed back in 5 hours total.

5 months ago

had a blast with our four kids. obscure trailhead, unimpressive first portion, then amazing the rest of the way. traversed a little snow and enjoyed the mountain air. a new family favorite!

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5 months ago

on Wright Mountain via Acorn Trail

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snow
5 months ago

Hiked this trail to the PCT. Parked in the small parking area located just before the road turns private. The trail is nice but the snow at the top third of the trail made it difficult to locate. Would like to do this hike again during the spring

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6 months ago

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