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Black Star Canyon Trail

Silverado, CA

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Black Star Canyon is a 6 mile out and back trail located near Silverado, California that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, mountain biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but should be kept on leash.

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Bear Canyon Loop Trail
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7 Completed 1 Reviews

Great hike. I am still a beginner with asthma, so the inclines in the beginning really got me but I was able to push through it. There is definitely a pretty good incline on the last leg before hitting four corners. I took the bear ridge trail to loop back to the bear canyon. It inclines at first, maybe the first 10 minutes if that, then it is all down hill pretty much. It took my friend and I roughly 2 hours to complete. Lots of lizards, condors, flowers.

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Tenaja Trail
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10 Completed 7 Reviews

Hiked this trail this morning. About 50 degrees and sprinkling on and off but great hike nonetheless. Trail is well marked and easy to follow. Heard what sounded like wood peckers and found about 10 brown lizards on the trail about a mile from the trailhead and all were in no hurry to get out of the traveled path. They blend in with the leaves, easy to step on so please watch your step.

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Ortega Falls
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

there is no water right now it dried up.

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Main Divide Road
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5 Completed 1 Reviews

Fun trail ride! It is really bumpy due to the rocks which can get old after a while, but the views are awesome! To get to the trail start on North Main Divide Truck Trail, not the one where the pin is. Besides that confusion it was pretty simple to find. Also once you get to the top you can take Indian Truck Trail out and it will drop you off close to I-15. This is shorter than following the main divide and similar in difficulty level. We had a great time though!

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Tenaja Falls Trail
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10 Completed 7 Reviews

Once you make a right on Cleveland forest road, you will arrive at the Tenaja Trail head. If you decide to make your way to the 2nd Tenaja Falls trail head which is approximately another 4 miles on this one lane road, make sure you take your time and remember there is only enough room for one vehicle for most the way. The road is paved and just a few pot holes to watch out for but mainly watch out for traffic on those blind turns, use those pull outs and you will be ok.
About a 1/4 mile in, you reach a fork in the trail. Left will take you to the top of the falls. Right of the fork, you will see a landing area with two ropes swings that is adjacent to the riverbed. Just rock hop your way up the riverbed and you will reach the base of the falls. Great hike, little water flowing but will definitely go back just after the next storm.

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Bear Canyon Loop Trail
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38 Completed 11 Reviews

Nice little hike. In the Angeles forest and it gets away from civilization fairly quick. The candy store is a nice payoff at the end.

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San Juan Loop Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Lovely trail. I like the fact that there is a cute picnic area right before the trail ends

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Sitton Peak Truck Trail
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6 Completed 1 Reviews

Entrance is just to the West of the Candy Store. Nice easy hike. A steep scramble to the top. Well marked. Clear sunny day. Saw Channel Island, down town LA and lots of other mountains.

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Ortega Falls
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10 Completed 7 Reviews

The falls are in full view from the trail head. Took about 15 minutes to make it down. It was quick and very easy there and back. I thought with all the snow that fell last week, we would see a great water fall but only a trickle. Still great little hike.

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Tenaja Trail
by Chris Gaylor

6 Completed 4 Reviews

Hiked this trail early this morning and it was awesome!

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