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Hiking to cliff jump

Positives: This place is beautiful and a prime example of nature. Right in our backyards basically... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Los Angeles, California
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Worth it

The husband and I rode our motorcycles up through Angeles National Forest on Hwy 2 to the... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2018
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“la canada”(6 reviews)
“great hiking”(2 reviews)
“great drive”(2 reviews)
701 N Santa Anita Ave, Arcadia, CA 91006-2725
+1 626-574-5200
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Positives: This place is beautiful and a prime example of nature. Right in our backyards basically. If you live on the north side of LA then it only takes about 20 minutes to get here. Negatives: inconsiderate people have been leaving there trash on the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 221daniely
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

The husband and I rode our motorcycles up through Angeles National Forest on Hwy 2 to the Wrightwood for lunch. It is beautiful. We wondered if the mountains had trees and it sure does. We weren't speeding as I'm a wimp when it comes to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank amstrickland
Reviewed July 22, 2018

I love visiting this forest, and do so every time I visit Los Angeles. However, it is never what I want it to be. The views are scenic, stunning and breath-taking. However, so is the ride. There appears to be no rules and no law...More

Date of experience: July 2018
7  Thank HappyDonor
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

So you come to LA and expect dry semi-desert type environments.  Sure there are mountains, but they are dry and parched, right?  Well not here!  Take the drive to Mt. Wilson Observatory and be amazed at the green landscape.  If you pay the park entrance...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank GregTrav28
Reviewed May 8, 2018

Beautiful!! Great hiking and I cant wait to return. I hike in the Southern Appalachians on a regular basis. These mountains are so different, but just as breath taking. Loved it!!

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank clawhammerjoan
Reviewed January 5, 2018

Wow, this is a good warm-up hill run, then a super steep mountain run/walk/climb. Usually warm temperatures, this is a good challenge to build your hill running endurance. Great views of LA valley.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank RhettL905
Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

Great drive on the Angeles Forest Highway from the Antelope Valley over into the LA foothill and basin. Not your typical “forest,” as there are few trees, it is nonetheless scenic and beautiful in its own way.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank CaseyfromBoston
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Go to see why they call it a forest. I could never figure it out. Maybe you can. This review is long because it has to be.

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank Chimp_Baxter
Reviewed July 10, 2017

I've lived next to the Angeles National Forest and hiked it's trails for many years. On the good side, it is very near to Los Angeles, Pasadena, Glendale, etc. Very convenient for people living in and traveling to Los Angeles County. Also on the good...More

Date of experience: July 2017
5  Thank PDEYES
Reviewed June 26, 2017

None contrary to the propaganda put out about Los Angeles. It is a huge busy and at time hectic place.(I have lived here for over 60 years now. I still have not seen Movie Star here) So once in a while I just have to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank David L
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Rene V
May 28, 2018|
Response from RhettL905 | Reviewed this property |
Drive North on 57 to I-205 West
Kasper H
July 18, 2015|
Response from Linda J C | Reviewed this property |
I would not try to hike anywhere in the Angeles National Forest without a buddy. There are parking places near most trail heads. You need a National Forest Pass to park anywhere in the national forest and they can give you... More