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La Tuna Canyon to Verdugo Peak

O: La Tuna Canyon to Verdugo Peak (3126): By trail and road to Verdugo Peak. 8 miles, 1700' gain. Located on the north slope of the Verdugo Mountains, 1,100-acre Tuna Canyon Park provides trail access into the steep upper reaches of the mountains. There will be views of Glendale, Burbank, Crescenta Valley and beyond. On a clear day, you can see Downtown LA and even Catalina Island.  Meet at 8 AM. Bring water, lunch, suitable shoes and clothing. Leaders: Karen Buehler, Bobcat ThompsonDirections: La Tuna Canyon Park is located along 8000 block of La Tuna Canyon Road inthe City of Los Angeles approximately 0.75 miles south of the 210 Freeway and five mileseast of Interstate 5.

Hike is sponsored by the Crescenta Valley of the Sierra Club. Sierra Club requires all participants sign a liability waiver. 

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  • Ellen

    Good hike Karen :-)

    May 20, 2012

  • Karen B.

    I am sorry there is not an address for this park on that it is part of the Verdugo Mountains. It really isn't too hard to find. Exit 210 freeway at La Tuna Canyon near city of Tujunga. Head west on La Tuna Canyon for 3/4 mile. There is a small turnout where you can park. There is a sign for the trailhead. Hike should take 4 to 4 1/2 hours.

    May 19, 2012

  • Brenda M.

    Hello is there an exact address? The directions aren't to clear, also can you please give a timeframe of how long or by when will we be done? Thank you

    May 19, 2012

  • Karen B.

    We meet at La Tuna Canyon Park which is 3/4 of a mile West of the intersection of the 210 & La Tuna Canyon. This is NOT where you normally see all the cars parked right off the freeway. Again, 3/4 miles West, you will see a sign with the name of the park. I am driving a blue Toyota Highlander.

    May 14, 2012

  • Karen B.

    The hike will take between 4 1/2 & 5 hours.

    May 14, 2012

  • jocylane

    how long is the hike ( time wise)?

    May 14, 2012

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