Echo Mountain Sam Merrill Trail White City Resort Mount Lowe Railway hike San Gabriel Mountains Angeles National Forest Pasadena Altadena
Long ago, back in the 90s - that is the 1890s, the resort built on Echo Mountain was one of the largest tourist draws in California. Thaddeus Lowe's resort, known as the White City, was perched at an elevation of 3,200 feet, overlooking the city of Pasadena and a grand stretch of Southern California. The resort was long ago destroyed by wildfires, leaving fascinating... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: January 27, 2015
Rubio Canyon Waterfalls hike San Gabriel Mountains Angeles National Forest Pasadena trail Ribbon Rock Falls Moss Grotto Falls Altadena
This short easy hike travels up a narrow history-filled canyon to a charming double waterfall.  At the turn of the previous century, the canyon was home to Rubio Pavilion, at the base of the Mount Lowe Incline Tramway, which escorted visitors to an immensely popular resort atop the ridge to the west.  A hundred years later, only the foundation remains and nature has... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: January 27, 2015

This trail is currently closed due to damages from the 2009 Station Fire

Dawn Mine San Gabriel Mountains trail Angeles National Forest hike Pasadena dawn goldmine
This trail is currently closed due to damages from the 2009 Station FireDawn Mine offers a glimpse into the history of the San Gabriel Mountains. The abandoned shafts can be reached on a moderately strenuous 6-mile round trip hike up beautiful Millard Canyon.To visit the entrance to this forgotten gold mine, start from the Millard Campground parking area and hike... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 21, 2014

This trail is currently closed due to damages from the 2009 Station Fire

Millard Falls San Gabriel Mountains Waterfall Hike Pasadena California trail
This trail is currently closed due to damages from the 2009 Station FireMillard Falls is just half a mile from the trailhead, up one of the most pleasant canyon in the San Gabriel Mountains. Embark up a dirt road through Millard Campground. Just beyond the campground, the trail up the canyon turns off to the right. The trail is easy to spot, located along a creek that... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 21, 2014

This campground is currently closed due to damages from the 2009 Station Fire

Millard Campground
Millard Campground (also called Millard Trail Camp) sits alongside a stream at the trailhead for Millard Falls. There are only five tent sites that are all first-come first-serve. The grounds appear to function as a picnic area for many visitors. If you are coming out to hike the creek, the campgrounds are an ideal venue for a BBQ.Millard CampgroundThe sites are a... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: December 8, 2014
Eaton Canyon Falls Waterfall San Gabriel Mountains Eaton Canyon Nature Area Pasadena Altadena Eaton Canyon Park
The forty-foot tall Eaton Canyon Falls fills the amphitheater at the top of Eaton Canyon Trail, tumbling into a wide pool that you can rest alongside or wade in. The waist-deep water is so refreshing, you are likely to see hikers in bathing suits on a warm day. The trail to Eaton Canyon Falls can be summed up this way: 1.1 miles of wide flat dirt trail that can feel... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 21, 2014

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