La Cañada Open Space 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: #CrossTownTrailLCF

The La Cañada Open Space Trail (formerly referred to as the Cross Town Trail) connects the Gould Canyon Trail to the Trails Council Link.  The trail is on the north side of La Cañada Flintridge is wide and open with a gradual rise in elevation on the Edison property south of 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.

Accessible from:
  • Indiana Stree (Across from Armstrong’s)
  • Flanders Road, Olive Lane, El Vago (all under Edison Towers)
  • Harter Lane
  • Angeles Crest Highway (north of Baytree Rd)