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Angeles National Forest, Arcadia

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Forest National Park
The Angeles National Forest of the U.S. Forest Service is located in the San Gabriel Mountains and Sierra Pelona Mountains, primarily within Los Angeles County in southern California. The ANF manages a majority of the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument.The national forest was established in 1908, incorporating the first San Bernardino National Forest and parts of the former Santa Barbara and San Gabriel National Forests. Angeles National Forest headquarters are located in Arcadia, California.GeographyThe Angeles National Forest covers a total of 700176 acre, protecting large areas of the San Gabriel Mountains and Sierra Pelona Mountains. It is located just north of the densely inhabited metropolitan area of Greater Los Angeles.While primarily within Los Angeles County, a small part extends eastward into southwestern San Bernardino County, in the Mount San Antonio ("Mount Baldy") area, and a tiny section also extends westward into northeastern Ventura County, in the Lake Piru area.
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  • Great Day Trip in a convertable...Wow...A Wonderful Day to drive up the Angeles Crest Highway...into the trees and forests that are just above Pasadena..and La Canada..But look out for the CRAZY MOTOR...  more »
  • The drive up the Angeles Crest Highway is a surprisingly easy and quick trip from downtown Los Angeles. In barely an hour, you're transported to a starkly different landscape (snow!) from the urban ju...  more »
  • Stunning natural beauty!!! It was quite the hike but it was amazingly beautiful. Several interesting birds and we even saw a bobcat up close, hunting! Lots of amazing plants and trees for those who ar...  more »