Descanso Trail

Length: 1.8 miles to fire road.
Difficulty/Gain: Moderately difficult to difficult with steep switchbacks at the beginning of the trail.
Surfaces: Stabilized decomposed granite
Suitable for: Walking Dog Walker Biking Horse Back Riding
Maintenance: City through agreement with LA County
Trail Hashtag: #DescansoTrail

The Descanso Trail begins at the Trail head just west of the Descanso Gardens parking lot. It climbs up the western side of the Descanso Gardens on property owned by the County of Los Angeles, to the existing fire road in the city-owned Cherry Canyon open space park.

Accessible from:

Descanso Drive near Descanso Gardens. Cherry Canyon via fire roads