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Spectacular Views Throughout Scenic Drive

The 66 mile drive from La Cañada Flintridge to Wrightwood is nothing less than spectacular... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
JayBS661
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New York City, New York
What a Drive!

We drove the stretch between Wrightwood and La Canada Flintridge a total of four times on a recent... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
RobertR402
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

The 66 mile drive from La Cañada Flintridge to Wrightwood is nothing less than spectacular, winding its way back and forth, up and down, through the San Gabriel Mountains. There are scenic stops everywhere, and plenty of places to park, picnic, hike and camp. Highlights...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank JayBS661
Reviewed 27 May 2018

We drove the stretch between Wrightwood and La Canada Flintridge a total of four times on a recent trip . This road is an absolute treasure and should be considered a "must drive" for driving enthusiasts. On one weekday morning we saw a total of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank RobertR402
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Escape the city and drive this road. It is a driver's road hands down. Amazing turns. Incredible views. Watch out for fallen rocks...they are real!

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

IF YOU HAVE A LOWERED CAR, DON'T DRIVE THIS OR TURN AROUND WHEN YOU SEE SNOW. When you start seeing snow, there are generally relatively large rocks on the road. Luckily my lancer GTS isn't dropped and has a relatively high stock height so I...More

Date of experience: February 2018
4  Thank europeanperson
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Must do Drive! Began in La Canada Flintridge and goes to the Antelope Valley. Very few straight always and plenty of curves. Take a rest break at Mount Wilson and visit the iconic telescopes and enjoy the view over Los Angeles and on a clear...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 27 August 2017

This is a WONDERFUL drive that goes all the way to the town of Wrightwood, CA. We went in the summer, so it wasn't like all the snow covered pictures you see, but it was still stunning and worth the drive any time of year!...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

We drove from Highland, CA to Flintridge, CA on the Rim of the World Scenic Byway (CA138) and the Angeles Crest Highway (CA2). We had been on CA138 before but this was our first time on Angeles Crest. It's a fun drive for people who...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank CrankingChick
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This was a great, scenic drive. About thirteen years ago, I drove the entire length westbound, from Mountain top Junction at the 138 to La Canada Flintridge, California at the intersection with Foothill Boulevard. There is plenty of scenery all around.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank MichaelE3240
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Traveled on Angeles Crest Highway on a Saturday afternoon. Started in La Canada Flintridge, to the west. I thought there was only one highway through the mountains. However, my GPS took me onto Angeles Forest Highway towards Palmdale. Had to double back. Make sure you...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank GiantsFanLosAngeles
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Who knew there were fall colors to be seen in southern California?! It was a pleasant surprise to us. We just wanted to enjoy a nature drive and this route exceeded every expectation. Allow the better part of a day to do it with all...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
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There aren’t any corners or grades that a normal RV couldn’t handle. However, it would be three hours of constant, car sickness-inducing sawing at the wheel to negotiate all of the corners. Unless the driver needs an upper... More
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