South Fork Trail

San Gabriel Mountains National Monument, California

Distance5.2mi
Elevation Gain5,640ft
Trailhead Elevation6,654ft
Top6,668ft
Elevation Min/Max4525/6668ft
Elevation Start/End6654/6654ft

South Fork Trail

South Fork Trail is a hiking trail in Los Angeles County, California. It is within San Gabriel Mountains National Monument and Pleasant View Ridge Wilderness. It is 5.2 miles long and begins at 6,654 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 10.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 5,640 feet. Islip Saddle Parking Area and another parking are near the trailhead. The Reed Spring and the South Fork camp site can be seen along the trail. This trail connects with the following: High Desert National Recreation Trail, Pacific Crest Trail and Manzanita Trail.

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Afoot & Afield Los Angeles County (Wilderness Press)
Jerry Schad
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"The easy-going descent of the South Fork Trail doesn’t take much effort; you simply put one foot in front of the other and let gravity do the rest." Read more

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Trail Information

San Gabriel Mountains National Monument
Nearby City
San Gabriel Mountains National Monument
Parks
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
ANF/SCMRD
Local Contacts
USGS 7.5-min Crystal Lake, Valyermo
Local Maps

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Dec 2018