Lower Sunset Ridge Trail [s]

Segment: Lower Millard Canyon Trail from near Millard Canyon Campground to JCT with the road leading to Upper Sunset Ridge Trail.

Stats: From Trailhead near Millard Campground to JCT Road: 0.8 miles, 420′ gain; From JCT road to Trailhead near Millard Campground: 0.8 miles, 420’loss; round trip: 1.6 miles, 420′ gain and loss

Last Hiked: 2-5-2018

Hikes:

  1. Millard Canyon to Dawn Mine and Saucer Branch Falls: 6.1 miles, 1,440′ of gain and loss.
  2. Sunset Ridge Trail, Lower Mt. Lowe Railroad, Echo Mountain, Lower Sam Merrill to Cobb Estate: 7 miles, 1782′ gain, 1656′ loss
  3. Sunset Ridge Trail to Echo Mountain: 8.8 miles, 2032′ of gain and loss
  4. Millard Canyon to Dawn Mine and Echo Mountain Loop: 9.5 miles, 2,280′ of gain and loss.

The trailhead is not located in the parking area.  Leave the parking area and head past the sign in the picture below.

Follow the trail:

When you reach a dirt road, continue in the same direction.

The trailhead will be on your right.  View at Trailhead

View at JCT with road leading to Upper Sunset Ridge Trail

View at JCT with road as seen from Lower Sunset Ridge Trail

 

More photos here

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