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    Devil’s Punchbowl Loop Trail

    Los Angeles, California

    Devil’s Punchbowl Loop Trail

    Devil’s Punchbowl Loop Trail Professional Guide

    Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

    "Tens of millions of years in the making, Devil’s Punchbowl is without a doubt L.A. County’s most spectacular geological showplace.

    An observer looking down into this 300-foot-deep chasm immediately senses the enormity of the forces that produced the tilted and tangled collection of beige sandstone slabs."

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    Mt Waterman is actually about 40 miles up Hwy 2 from La Canada. If you park just before and opposite the Buckhorn campground entrance (elev approx 6700'), the trail goes up to the summit, which is just over 8000'. The Jeffrey and Sugar pines are nicely shaped by the prevailing winds up there. Climb on top of the boulders and eat lunch with a great view of the LA basin.
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    Detailed Trail Descriptions from Our Guidebooks

    Jerry Schad and David Money Harris
    "Tens of millions of years in the making, Devil’s Punchbowl is without a doubt Los Angeles County’s most spectacular geological showplace." Read more

    Trail Information

    Los Angeles
    Nearby City
    Dog-friendly, Kid-friendly
    Accessibility
    1
    Distance
    300 feet
    Elevation Gain
    Loop/Lollipop
    Trail Type
    Easy
    Skill Level
    30 minutes
    Duration
    Year-round
    Season
    DPNA
    Local Contacts
    USGS 7.5-min Valyermo
    Local Maps

    1 Member Completed

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