Grizzly Flat Trail

Angeles National Forest, California

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Grizzly Flat Trail is a hiking trail in Los Angeles County, California. It is within Angeles National Forest. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 1,861 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,375 feet. The Stony Vale Picnic site is near the trailhead. There are also parking and restrooms.
Distance: mi Elevation: ft
Grizzly Flat Trail is a hiking trail in Los Angeles County, California. It is within Angeles National Forest. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 1,861 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,375 feet. The Stony Vale Picnic site is near the trailhead. There are also parking and restrooms.
Activity Type: Hiking, Horseback Riding, Trail Running, Walking
Nearby City: Angeles National Forest
Distance: 1.9
Elevation Gain: 1,375 feet
Trailhead Elevation: 1,861 feet
Top Elevation: 2,694 feet
Accessibility: Dog-friendly
Driving Directions: Directions to Grizzly Flat Trail
Parks: Angeles National Forest
Elevation Min/Max: 1833/2694 ft
Elevation Start/End: 1861/1861 ft

Grizzly Flat Trail Professional Review and Guide

"One of the more popular destinations in the lower part of the Angeles National Forest, the picnic area and the trail are often full of people, especially on weekends and holidays."

Recent Trail Reviews

6/30/2012
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I found a dead hiker in Vasquez Creek on June 30, 2012. I strongly encourage people to bring clippers to do some trail work, extra water, good gps route and budget extra time. After reviewing much information including his intended route from his work computer, it is clear to me that extremely poor trail conditions, hot weather, and inadequate water were the major factors in his death. His mapped route is exactly correct, but there are NO signs and NO websites giving current trail conditions. The trail has not been maintained since the Station Fire, and there are more trees falling down all the time. It's really hard to find the trail, even when you know where it is. The poor man ended up in Vasquez creek, missing one shoe and his glasses, and descended unsafely down eight waterfalls before he died. You can get water here but you can't get out. Sadly, had he found the right trail, there was also water available there on the west fork of Vasquez creek. The trail has weeds over your head. We trampled some with search and rescue, but it is terrible. http://sangabrielmnts.myfreeforum.org/index.php?component=content&topicid=4716&highlight



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May 2018