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High Desert National Recreation Trail

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A National Recreation Trail that links the Manzanita Trail, Punchbowl Trail, and Burkhart Trail.


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21.7

Miles

35.0

KM

Point to Point

6,928' 2,112 m

High

4,525' 1,379 m

Low

4,546' 1,386 m

Up

4,725' 1,440 m

Down

8%

Avg Grade (5°)

39%

Max Grade (21°)

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So many switchbacks!
Jun 13, 2016 near Wrightwood, CA
Cooper Canyon Falls in late spring.
Jun 14, 2016 near Wrightwood, CA
Lemon lilies in bloom along Burkhart Trail.
Jul 12, 2022 near Azusa, CA
The rock formations of Devil's Punchbowl are always a sight to see.
Jan 11, 2017 near Piñon H…, CA
This is the Devil's Chair (highest white peak) as seen from the trail.
Jan 11, 2017 near Piñon H…, CA
Looking down into the creek from the trail
May 21, 2015 near Wrightwood, CA

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