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Pasadena - Arroyo Seco

Brown Mtn Dam Waterfall, Gould Mesa Camp, El Prieto Canyon
⁌ 6 minute walk to trail
How to get there

Take transit to Lincoln Av/Altadena Dr.

 

Walk .3 mi west on Altadena to the trailhead.

Info

Water and toilet are at Loma Alta Park on Lincoln .25 mile north of the bus stop. There is water on the Gabrielino trail .8 mile from the trailhead, and a toilet 2 miles from the trailhead at Gould Mesa.  A convenience store is at the bus stop.  Metro Micro rideshare is available in this area.

AllTrails hikes at Arroyo Seco

CalTopo map of walking directions to Arroyo Seco trails
SFV/Glendale shortcut (weekdays)

Take transit to Oak Grove Dr/Foothill Bl.

 

The 1 mile trail into the arroyo starts behind the welcome sign at Oak Grove & Foothill. Walk north and enter this gate between the stables and fire department. Follow along the JPL fence to the bridge. Pass under or over the bridge to the trail.

Info

Buses from Glendale/La Cañada operate weekdays only.  Three routes serve this stop: Bus 33 and 34 are free; bus 3 accepts cash and TAP and is free when boarding at Oak Grove/Foothill. [Glendale Transit]  Water and toilet are in the park near the bus stop.

AllTrails hikes at Arroyo Seco

CalTopo map of alternate walking directions to Arroyo Seco trails

Pasadena - Eaton Canyon

Eaton Waterfall, Henninger Flats, Idlehour Camp
⁌ 6-20 minute walk to trail ⁍
How to get there

Take transit to Altadena Dr/New York Dr or Altadena Dr/Washington Bl.

 

Walk north on Altadena to Eaton Canyon Park. Follow the park road to the trailhead.

Info

Water and toilet are at the trailhead. A convenience store is at each bus stop.  Metro Micro rideshare is available in this area.

Alternate route: In case of high water at the trailhead creek crossing, trails can be reached by the Pinecrest gate. From the park entrance walk uphill on Altadena Dr, turn right at Crescent then right at Pinecrest to the gate. (total 1.6 mile)

AllTrails hikes at Eaton Canyon

CalTopo map of walking directions to Eaton Canyon trails

Pasadena - Lower Arroyo

⁌ 15 minute walk to north trailhead; 4 minutes to south trailhead ⁍
To the north trailhead

Take transit to Colorado Bl/Orange Grove Bl.

 

Walk north on Orange Grove; turn left at Holly St, left at Arroyo Dr and left at Arroyo Bl. Follow Arroyo Bl to the trailhead across from Westminster Dr.

Info

Water and toilet are .4 mi from the bus stop at Desiderio Park.

AllTrails hikes at Lower Arroyo

CalTopo map of walking directions to northern Lower Arroyo trails
To the south trailhead

Take transit to Chestnut Av/Comet St.

 

Walk .4 mi NE on San Pascual Av. to San Pascual Stables. Turn left into the stables parking lot and walk to the trailhead at the north end of the lot.

Info

Water and toilet are in the park near the bus stop and at San Pascual/Stoney DrMetro Micro rideshare is available in this area.

AllTrails hikes at Lower Arroyo

CalTopo map of walking directions to southern Lower Arroyo trails
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