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General Information

Description - The Verdugo Mountains are a freestanding mini mountain range within Los Angeles County. This slice of nature lies within a sprawling metropolitan area. Trails through the park take visitors through chaparral, across shady, oak-forested slopes and along sycamore-lined streams.

Attractions - The Verdugo Mountains are a freestanding mini mountain range within Los Angeles County. This slice of nature lies within a sprawling metropolitan area. Trails through the park take visitors through chaparral, across shady, oak-forested slopes and along sycamore-lined streams.

Recreation - Visitors to this State Park can enjoy city views and hiking.The parks highest point measures 3,126 feet. Ascending to the top of this peak gets you a view of the San Gabriel and the San Fernando valleys and the Los Angeles plain. Facilities at this site are limited.

Climate - A warm, dry Mediterranean climate prevails over Southern California - inland it is hot in the summer, mild in the winter. Coastal areas have a more moderate climate with frequent fog in the summer. Most of the precipitation comes as rain during the winter months.

Location - This park is located in Los Angeles County. The entrance to this park is on La Tuna Canyon Road, immediately west of Interstate 21.


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Filed By: Don Campbell (Los Angeles, CA)
Number of People Encountered: 0-10 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Highly
Report: The most direct (and steepest) way to ascend is out of Wildwood Park in Burbank. The great reward is the Verdugo Fire Road which runs level near the summit with views of Burbank to the SW and the La Crescenta Valley to the NE.


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Contact Information:
Angeles District Headquarters, 1925 Las Virgenes Road , Calabasas, CA, 91302, Phone: 818-880-0350, Fax: 818-880-6165
, angeles@westworld.com

Additional Information:
Los Angeles County State Parks and Beaches - In Los Angeles County, wild places exist in the middle of a major metropolitan area. The state park sites in this county cover mountains and high-desert to beaches.

Links:
California State Parks - Official agency website.

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