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Eaton Canyon Trail

Pasadena, CA

Eaton Canyon Trail is a 3.5 mile out and back trail located near Pasadena, CA that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

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Carriage Trail
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18 Completed 17 Reviews

The trail we took extends from San Timoteo Canyon Rd to Alessandro Rd. It is either 2.9 or 2.5 miles each way, depending on which path you take. You can park at either end. The trail is marked and maintained fairly well. Views are nothing to write home about. Hardly any elevation gain, makes for an easy walk.

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Crestridge Ecological Reserve Trail
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1 Completed 0 Reviews

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Hollenbeck Canyon Trail
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2 Completed 0 Reviews

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Tecollote Park
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6 Completed 4 Reviews

nice

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Kwaay Paay Peak Trail
by Brent Mausbach

11 Completed 1 Reviews

One of the elements of challenge I like most about trails is when they have steep inclines sustained over a relatively long distance, and this trail does not disappoint. From trailhead to summit, this trail is approximately 1.25 miles, and in that distance you will have 9 segments of 0.1 mile each where the incline is >10%. Of these, the steepest segments occur between 0.9 and 1.1 miles, where you will climb a total of 241 feet in just 0.2 miles (22.8% incline). Overall, a short hike, good inclines, and good views from the top.

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Cove to Lake Trail
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2 Completed 0 Reviews

Good trail, lost it in a few places, but able to double back... Enough travelled to ask if you get confused

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Boo Hoff Trail
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2 Completed 0 Reviews

I wouldn't say it's easy- maybe moderate... Especially once you head into the mountains- I took it and connected with the cove to lake trail for a challenging 12 mile loop... Bring plenty of water!!!

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American River Bike Trail
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3 Completed 0 Reviews

At the place where all trails had me start, it was paved but just after a couple miles The road changed to gravel which wasn't comfortable. Also there were several areas of private property. Perhaps beginning of the trail at another area would've been better.

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Mission Trails - Climbers Loop Trail
by Brent Mausbach

11 Completed 1 Reviews

Winner of the steepest ascent over a short (0.1 mile) distance in my time tracking trails in San Diego. By my GPS watch, you will climb a total of 169 feet between 0.2-0.3 miles from the South trailhead. This equates to a 32% incline over that segment of the trail! Nearly the entire ascent on this trail is found in the first 0.3 miles. I think the difficulty in this trail is really the tricky terrain at the top as you traverse past the sections where rock climbers tread. Overall, a good, quick hike that you'll be happy to tell people you completed.

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Lake Hollywood Trail
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3 Completed 0 Reviews

It would be a perfect walk but beware... It's just a service road so it's all pavement. Also, the path is lined with a chain-linked fence. If you can look past that then the view is fantastic.