Cross Town Trail

Length: 3.7 miles
Difficulty/Gain: Moderately Difficult (to Gould) to Difficult (from Gould east)/1,125 feet (1,460-2,585)
Surfaces: Dirt / Decomposed Granite
Suitable for: Walking Dog Walker Biking Horse Back Riding
Maintenance: Maintained by the Country of Los Angeles. Portions of this trail are under a license agreement with Southern California Edison, which owns those portions of the trail in fee. Utility roads maintained by Southern California Edison and Los Angeles County Flood Control
Trail Hashtag: #CrossTownTrail

The Cross Town Trail connects the Loop Trail and the Gould Canyon Trail. Referred to the Country of Los Angeles as the La Cañada Open Space Trail (Foothill Blvd. to Gould Canyon Trail) and the La Cañada Open Space Extension (from the Gould Canyon Trail east to the Angeles Crest Highway). The trail is wide and open with a gradual rise in elevation on the Edison property south of El Vago Street. Going north, the trail heads up into the foothills, affording spectacular views of the Crescenta-Cañada Valley, Cherry Canyon and Verdugo Mountains.

Accessible from:

Just north of Foothill Boulevard in Indiana Street, the north end of the Gould Canyon Trail above Harter Lane and east at Angeles Crest Highway north of Baytree Road.