Descanso Trail

Length: 1.8 miles
Difficulty/Gain: Moderately difficult to difficult with steep switchbacks at the Descanso Drive end of the trail.
Surfaces: Stabilized decomposed granite
Maintenance: City through agreement with LA County
Trail Hashtag: #DescansoTrail
Description

Descanso Trail is part of the City Loop.  The trail connects the Trails Council Link Trail to Cherry Canyon Fire Rd. at Five Points.  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.

Accessible from:
  • Cherry Canyon at Five Points
  • Descanso Drive near Descanso Gardens Gate