Angeles National Forest


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Angeles National Forest

Address:701 N Santa Anita Ave
Arcadia, CA 91006

Phone:626-574-5200
Fax:626-574-5233
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r5/angeles
Size: 654,000 acres.
Location:Los Angeles County, north of the city of Los Angeles. Accessible by CA 2 and 39.
Facilities:Three visitor centers, 54 campgrounds, picnic sites, shooting range, hiking and bridle trails (557 miles), ORV trails (364 miles), open ORV areas (364 acres).
Activities:Camping, fishing, boating, swimming, canoeing, water-skiing, jet skiing, hiking, backpacking, hunting, target shooting, horseback riding, ORV riding, cross-country and downhill skiing.
Special Features:Steep, rugged mountains adjoining the Los Angeles metropolitan area. Points of interest include Mount Baldy, San Gabriel Wilderness, Big Santa Anita Canyon, Pyramid Lake, and Castaic Lake.

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The study area includes the main stem and three major tributaries of the LAR, from its headwaters in the Angeles National Forest and western San Fernando Valley, to the estuary in Long Beach (Fig.
Mount Waterman, a ski area in the San Gabriel Mountains of the Angeles National Forest is a far cry from Lake Geneva.
Heading east to the footfilmed hills of Angeles National Forest, we stop at Soledad Canyon Road in Acton - home to the roadside memorial for John Teller, Jax's father.
16 in the Angeles National Forest north of the Los Angeles suburb of Glendora.
on Thursday near the Angeles National Forest, according to a story.
Forest Service, American Forests and We Wood are also replanting areas of Angeles National Forest that have been damaged by wildfires, restoring critical habitat for the California spotted owl and other threatened, endangered or sensitive plant and animal species.
Aon Benfield's report also highlights California's Powerhouse Fire, which began on May 30 north of Angeles National Forest in Los Angeles and was only contained on June 8.
kilometers) of very dry brush in the Angeles National Forest mountains and canyons, some of which hadn't burned since 1929.
The male, weighing 125 pounds (56.7 kilos) will be returned to the mountains of the Angeles National Forest.
Meteor observing is not generally considered a hazardous occupation, so the Director is grateful to Storm Dunlop for bringing to his attention a report in the Los Angeles Times which described how a man trying to catch a glimpse of the Geminid meteor shower late on Tuesday December 13 ended up driving his Mustang off a cliff in the Angeles National Forest! A helicopter search team rescued the man, who plunged 100 feet off a hill at 11:30 pm on Glendora Mountain Road.
Ninety minutes from L.A., the ranch is on 250 acres bordering the Angeles National Forest. Beautiful and dangerous.
Close to a week after his car plunged 60m (200ft) into a ravine, Mr Lavau, 68, has been rescued by his three adult children, who took matters into their own hands after a detective told them his last mobile phone signal came from a rugged section of the Angeles National Forest.