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Silver Moccasin

The Silver Moccasin Trail is a 53-mile trail located in the San Gabriel Mountains, northeast of Los Angeles.

photo: This trail will throw a lot at you. Photo by Singletracks.com/ Xen MTB SoCa.

Length: 51.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Backcountry
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? $30.00

Allowed Uses:

Bicycling (off pavement)
Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Wildlife Observation

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Location: Los Angeles River Ranger District, Links Pacific Crest NST with Gabrielino NRT in the Angeles National Forest, northwest of Altadena and Pasadena.
State(s): California
Counties: Los Angeles
Longitude: -118.04889
Latitude: 34.246

Driving Directions

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The trail begins at Chantry Flat Recreation Area above the city of Arcadia, California, traversing upward and down through several canyons and along the high ridges of the Angeles National Forest. This trail connects Mt. Baden-Powell, Mount Burnham, Throop Peak and Mount Hawkins. It comes to its highest point of 9,399 feet at Mount Baden-Powell after which point it descends to its terminus at Vincent Gap on the Angeles Crest Highway near Wrightwood.

Additional Details

Width: 28 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil
Secondary Surface: Soil

Average Grade: 4%
Maximum Grade: 10%
Elevation Low Point: 2,000
Elevation High Point: 9,000
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail management:
Los Angeles River Ranger District
12371 N. Little Tujunga Canyon Rd.
San Fernando, CA 91342
(818) 899-1900

Information contact:
Alberto Ortega
[email protected]



This trail will throw a lot at you. Photo by Singletracks.com/ Xen MTB SoCa.

This trail will throw a lot at you. Photo by Singletracks.com/ Xen MTB SoCa.


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