Kenter Fire Road and Whoop-de-Doos Trail

Difficulty
This reflects the 10Adventures difficulty rating for each route. We aim to keep ratings consistent across regions.
Moderate
Duration
This reflects the estimated time the majority of users will take on this trail. If you are slower, add time to the top-end figure. If you are fast, then you may complete this route faster than this time range.
1.5-2h
Distance
This reflects the return distance of this route as measured by the GPS file.
5.3 km
Elevation
This reflects the total elevation gained throughout this route as measured by the GPS file. This includes all ascents and descents, and is higher than what is quoted in most route guides, which simply measure the distance between the starting-point and high-point of the route.
217 m
User Ratings
These ratings are completed by users who have completed this trail and not subject to reviews by 10Adventures.
Be the first to add a review!
Directions to Trailhead

The Kenter Fire Road and Whoop-de-Doos Trail is a fun hiking route west of Los Angeles that traverses some rugged terrain for a spectacular view. While out on the trail, you will climb uphill along the fire road and steadily gain elevation while taking in the natural beauty of the Southern California landscape. Sections of this trail are a bit steep, so make sure to exercise caution when descending and bring trekking poles for extra stability.

Guide-book quality info for over 8,000 trails

View Kenter Fire Road and Whoop-de-Doos Trail on Map

View Map

Subscribe to our newsletter

Get a weekly dose of discounts and inspiration for adventure lovers

Route Description for Kenter Fire Road and Whoop-de-Doos Trail

If you are hoping to get out of the city to enjoy some beautifully scenic views while on a hike through the rugged hills surrounding L.A., then the Kenter Fire Road and Whoop-de-Doos Trail will make for a great day trip.

Setting out from the trailhead, you will follow along the Kenter Fire Road as it leads north into the hills. Be sure to take your time here and enjoy the scenic views that sprawl out in every direction, including the city to the southeast.

Eventually, you will come to a junction and turn left, now making your way south along the Canyon Back Trail. Here, you will enjoy some more beautiful views, before making your descent into the trailhead where you started your hiking excursion.

Getting to the Kenter Fire Road and Whoop-de-Doos Trail Trailhead

The starting point for this hike can be found at the end of N. Kenter Avenue.

Route Information

  • Backcountry Campground

    No

  • When to do

    Year-Round

  • Pets allowed

    Yes - On Leash

  • Family friendly

    Older Children only

  • Route Signage

    Average

  • Crowd Levels

    Moderate

  • Route Type

    Lollipop

Kenter Fire Road and Whoop-de-Doos Trail Elevation Graph

Weather Forecast

Check Area Weather

Kenter Fire Road and Whoop-de-Doos Trail Reviews

Add a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Nearby Trails

Nearby Regions

Subscribe to our newsletter

Get a weekly dose of discounts and inspiration for adventure lovers

Tours

Routes

Blogs