Echo Mountain Trail
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They say LA doesn't have a lot of history, but this trail certainly does. In the 1800s there was a hotel on top and to get there you had to take a tram to go up over 1,000 feet. Now you walk six miles and it's really pretty. At the peak there are hotel and railway ruins and huge views of the city and the mountains. I love this one. Take the Sam Merrill Trail from Lake Avenue in Altadena. I would recommend starting in the morning, that way you’ll be in the shade much of the way up.
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The Sam Merrill Trail to Echo Mountain will introduce visitors to the beautiful San Gabriel Mountains in Pasadena's backyard. It is a 5 mi. trail round trip, with roughly 1500 ft. gain in elevation. Bring Water, snacks, sun protection, and a sweater just in case!
The Sam Merrill trail to Echo Mountain starts at the 1070-acre Cobb Estate, which is now public parkland, but was originally built by lumber magnate Charles Cobb. He passed away in 1939, and it became a retreat for nuns for a few years, and then the Marx Brothers bought it in 1956.
Another mountain within walking or biking distance that has great scenic views to Los Angeles. There are ruins of a hotel from the 1900s and cable cars up here.
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