Antonovich Trail

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102 S San Dimas Ave

102 S San Dimas Ave · San Dimas, CA

How to find us

To get to the trailhead, take the 57 freeway towards Raging Waters and exit at Via Verde. Then head north (downhill) on South San Dimas Avenue. The trail starts at a small parking lot on the west side of the street just past Paseo Aldeano.

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Antonovich Trail

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We love this hike!! This easy-peasy trail descends about 400 ft, then winds through a narrow, tree-shrouded canyon that crisscrosses Walnut Creek in several places. The creek has water year-round and did not dry out during the 5-year drought. Where the creek crosses the trail, it is only ankle deep with stepping stones to cross it, so you don’t have to get your shoes wet. This hike is perfect for river sandals, if you prefer to cool your feet in the pleasant water. Where the creek runs beside the trail, there are ponds that are deep enough to swim in. One such pond even has a tire swing! The hike ends at a picnic area where we will take a break. Bring whatever snacks you would like to have. Then we will hike back to our cars. This hike is only 6 miles round-trip and should take only 3 hours or so.

Dogs are welcome. This hike is a great place to hike your dog during the warm weather because of all the shade and the opportunity for your dog to cool himself by splashing in the creek. Many people let their dogs hike off-leash on this trail. If your dog doesn’t chase the wildlife, pick fights with coyotes or other dogs, jump on strangers, or bark at horses, your dog is a good candidate for off-leash hiking. Use your best judgment to decide if your dog needs a leash.

After the hike, we will all go to lunch at El Merrendero, one of the best Mexican restaurants in the Inland Empire. It has a pleasant and shady patio where we can sit with our dogs.