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California Trails

Los Angeles: Fryman Canyon Loop

This 5-mile loop winds through an undisturbed swath of parkland to babbling creeks and fine views across the San Fernando Valley to the San Gabriel Mountains.

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Trail Facts

  • Distance: 8.1

Waypoints

FCL001

Location: 34.1317176818848, -118.391929626465

Climb S along Fryman Canyon Rd. to a large iron gate

FCL002

Location: 34.1264381408691, -118.387161254883

Trail enters Santa Monica Mtns. Conservancy parkland

FCL003

Location: 34.1266899108887, -118.382209777832

R @ T up steep singletrack

FCL004

Location: 34.1252975463867, -118.382392883301

R @ 3-way

FCL005

Location: 34.1222915649414, -118.384185791016

R @ Y down Betty B. Dearing Trail and across creeklet

FCL006

Location: 34.1241340637207, -118.389488220215

L @ Y; immediate L again @ T, heading into thick understory. Caution: Be aware of poison oak, which is prevalent here

FCL007

Location: 34.1237907409668, -118.394454956055

R @ Y across babbling creek

FCL008

Location: 34.1259956359863, -118.395851135254

R @ Y

FCL009

Location: 34.1285667419434, -118.397109985352

R @ Y; L onto Iredell Lane and quickly back onto trail

FCL010

Location: 34.1308555603027, -118.404945373535

R @ Y, heading N

FCL011

Location: 34.1335983276367, -118.400726318359

Swing E, looping .7 mile back to parking lot

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