Bear Canyon Trail is a hiking trail in Los Angeles County, California. It is within San Gabriel Mountains National Monument and San Gabriel Wilderness. It is 9.8 miles long and begins at 3,288 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 20.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 8,133 feet. Near the trailhead there are restrooms. The Lower Bear Cyn camp site can be seen along the trail.
Bear Canyon Trail Professional Review and Guide
"Bear Creek and its myriad tributaries drain about half of San Gabriel Wilderness—roughly 25 square miles of steeply plunging ravines and canyons."
--Jerry Schad , Afoot & Afield Los Angeles County (Wilderness Press).
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