Cobb Estate to Echo Mountain, Cape of Good Hope

Trailhead: Cobb Estate Trailhead

Note: Trailhead is not directly connected to the parking area.  See the trailhead page for directions between the parking area and the trailhead.

Cobb Estate Trailhead for Lower Sam Merrill Trail

Trail: Lower Sam Merrill Trail from the Cobb Estate to Echo Mountain and Lower Mt. Lowe Railway Trail to the Cape of Good Hope

Stats: Round Trip: 7 miles, 1656′ of gain and loss.

Last Hiked: 1-8-11

Trail Segments:  Take the Lower Sam Merrill Trail from the Cobb Estate to the Junction with the Lower Mt. Lower Railway Trail.  From the junction, continue straight to the White City Ruins at Echo Mountain. Return to the Junction and continue along the Lower Mt. Lowe Railway Trail to the Cape of Good Hope. Return to the junction and take the Lower Sam Merrill Trail back to the Cobb Estate.

Points of Interest:

  • White City ruins at Echo Mountain
  • Ruins of the old railway along the Lower Mt. Lowe Railway Trail.

Photos:

 

View from the Hotel Stairs overlooking the landing for the Incline Railway.

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