Family Nature Hike in San Gabriel Mountains


Join Arcadia staff on a nature hike in the San Gabriel Mountains just north of Azusa on the West Fork of the San Gabriel River. Walk alongside the river and through the trees, as we enjoy the nature in our backyards and search for waterfalls on this 3.5 mile hike.

Fee: $22,  includes transportation to and from the Arcadia Community Center, parking fees, staff led hike, and a boxed lunch to take with you on the trail.

Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Don’t wait to reserve your spot, as space is limited.


For additional questions, email or call 626.574.5133.


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Where to see the Beautiful Wild Flowers this Spring

Don’t have time to join the family hike that day? No worry, you can still enjoy a joyful day out at the nature with your family by simply drive over to the wilderness of SoCal and see the beautiful wild flower bloom, made possible by the much needed rain this spring. Below is a list of our recommended spots for viewing wild flowers, be sure to check for possible closure (due to heavy traffic) before you head out for the drive:  

Point Mugu State Park

9000 Pacific Coast Hwy.

Malibu, CA 90265

(310) 457-8143

Palos Verdes Peninsula

916 Silver Spur Rd, #207

Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274


(310) 541-7613

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden

1500 N. College Ave

Claremont, CA 91711

909-625-8767 ext. 200

Antelope Valley Poppy Preserve

15101 Lancaster Road

Lancaster, CA 93536


Hungry Valley SVRA

Gold Hill Road near N Peace Valley Road

Gorman, CA 93243


Chino Hills State Park

4721 Sapphire Rd.

Chino Hills, CA 91709


Saddleback Butte State Park

East Avenue J and 170th Street East

Lancaster, CA 93535

(661) 946-6092

Carlsbad Ranch

5704 Paseo Del Norte

Carlsbad, CA, 92008

(760) 431 0352