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Los Angeles: Echo Mountain via Sam Merrill Trail

Trek into history on this 7-mile out-and-back in the San Gabriel foothills. You’ll visit the ruins of a luxurious hotel and cog railway that date back to the early 1900s.

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To Trailhead

From the 210 Freeway, exit Lake Avenue and drive north 3.5 miles to intersection with Loma Alta Dr. Park along the street.

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