3.3 Mile Open Space Loop

Length: 3.3 Miles
Difficulty/Gain: (1,460-2,585) Moderately Difficult to Difficult (from Gould Canyon Trail east 1,125 feet gain)
Surfaces: Dirt / Decomposed Granite and Streets
Suitable for: Walking Dog Walker Biking
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: ##crosstownloopLCF

Starting at El Vago Street on the West side of the trail. Heading north into the foothills, affording spectacular views of the Crescenta-Cañada Valley, Cherry Canyon and Verdugo Mountains the trail becomes steep in places. You can also enter on Harder Lane.

This hike takes about 1.45 hours. Bring a walking stick, good shoes, and a hat, little shade.

Accessible from:
  • El Vago (all under Edison Towers)
  • Harter Lane
  • Angeles Crest Highway (north of Baytree Rd)