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    Big Horn Mine Trail

    Difficulty
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    Easy
    Duration
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    2-2.5h
    Distance
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    6.3 km
    Elevation
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    237 m
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    Directions to Trailhead

    Hiking the Big Horn Mine Trail is a great family-friendly experience in Southern California that will take you along the lower slopes of a mountain for some wonderfully scenic views. While out on the trail, you will gain a small amount of elevation along the slopes of Mount Baden-Powell, all while experiencing the crisp mountain air and views of the surrounding peaks. Make sure to purchase and display a valid adventure pass prior to setting out on your hike.

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    Route Description for Big Horn Mine Trail

    If you want to take the family out on the trails to breathe in some fresh mountain air, or are looking for a laidback trail where you can experience some solitude, then the Big Horn Mine Trail in Angeles National Forest is the perfect route.

    Setting out from the trailhead at the Vincent Gap, you will make your way to the southeast along the lower slopes of Mount Baden-Powell. Here, you will pass through a mixture of meadow and light forest terrain, while taking in the natural beauty of the surrounding mountains. After arriving at the end of the route, you will turn back and retrace your steps to return to your starting point.

    Getting to the Big Horn Mine Trail Trailhead

    The starting point for the Big Horn Mine Trail can be found at the Vincent Gap along CA-2.

    Route Information

    • Backcountry Campground

      No

    • When to do

      April-October

    • Pets allowed

      Yes - On Leash

    • Family friendly

      Yes

    • Route Signage

      Average

    • Crowd Levels

      Moderate

    • Route Type

      Out and back

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