Cherry Canyon Park hike Ultimate Destination Vista Point Lookout Tower Cherry Canyon Motorway Ridge Motorway Descanso Trail Cherry Canyon Trail Ultimate Destination Trail
Cherry Canyon Park preserves over 130 acres in the San Rafael Hills, a small mountain range east of the Verdugo Mountains and south of the San Gabriel Mountains in the city of La Cañada Flintridge. The park has many trails, including wide fire roads suitable for horses and mountain bikes and single tracks strictly for hikers. For a good overview of the area, consider... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: October 8, 2014
Vetter Mountain hike Vetter Mountain Fire Lookout Tower Vetter Mountain Road Silver Moccasin Trail San Gabriel Mountains summit hike Angeles National Forest Vetter Mountain Lookout hike Charlton Flats Picnic Area
Vetter Mountain has got to be one of the more scenic peaks in the San Gabriel Mountains, boasting a 360-degree summit that's a total stunner. For decades, hikers marched up the mountain to see the historic fire lookout tower that stood at the summit, but in 2009, the Station Fire destroyed the tower and scorched Vetter Mountain. The area is still in recovery from the... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: October 12, 2014
Mount Freemount Lookout Trail Mount Rainier National Park hike Washington Sunrise Frozen Lake Sourdough Ridge trek
Mount Fremont houses the nearest fire lookout tower to Mount Rainier. On a clear day, the lookout promises some of the park's best views of Mount Rainier and the surrounding Cascade Mountains. The 6-mile round trip hike from the Sunrise Lodge and Visitor Center to Mount Fremont Lookout is exceptionally scenic and fulfilling, with 800 feet of elevation gain.Lupines in... Read more.
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Distance: 6 miles – Elevation change: 800 feet
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 21, 2014
Mandeville Canyon to San Vicente Mountain Loop Hollyhock Fire Road Westridge Canyonback Ridge hike
Mandeville Canyon is a north-south running trench in Brentwood area of the Santa Monica Mountains. Above Mandeville Canyon is San Vicente Mountain, a 1,960-foot summit that was used at the start of the cold war as a defense site to protect Los Angeles from Soviet attacks. Mandeville Canyon is enclosed by two long finger-like ridges, Westridge and Canyonback Ridge. There... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 21, 2014
Needles Lookout Sequoia National Forest Western Divide Ranger District lookout tower hike on the Needles Mountains Giant Sequoia National Monument
For an overview of Giant Sequoia National Monument, hike the 5-mile round trip trail to Needles Lookout, where a watchtower built atop a formation of rocky spires provides an amazing view. A ranger is stationed in the lookout during the dry months to keep watch over the forest. You could spot a far-off fire from here, and the panoramic view from 8,254 feet is well worth... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 21, 2014
San Vicente Mountain Hike Los Angeles
The shortest route up San Vicente Mountain approaches the peak from the east. This 2-mile round trip hike follows an unpaved portion of Mulholland Drive and climbs just 360 feet.In the 1950s, San Vicente Mountain was used to defend Los Angeles from soviet missile attacks. Like Mount Disappointment in the San Gabriel Mountains and White Point on the Palos Verdes... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 21, 2014
Topanga Lookout Hike Malibu easy trail Topanga Tower Santa Monica Mountains
At a saddle in the Santa Monica Mountains 2,340 feet above the Pacific Ocean and 3 miles from the coast, the Backbone Trail crosses Stunt Road, creating a high trailhead for nearby destinations. Topanga Lookout, the former site of a fire tower, stands above Red Rock Canyon Park and continues to offer fine views of the Santa Monica Mountains, Calabasas, and the Santa Susana... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 22, 2014
Westridge Trail to San Vicente Mountain Brentwood Los Angeles hikes
In the 1950s, San Vicente Mountain served as a mountaintop military installation to defend Los Angeles from soviet missile attacks. Today, the 1,960-foot peak provides visitors with a look back at this chapter in the city's history, along with a great view of West LA and the Santa Monica Mountains. Westridge Fire Road leads to San Vicente Mountain and is a popular path for... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 23, 2014

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