Bridge to Nowhere River Hike


This is an moderate family day hike that takes you along the East Fork of the San Gabriel River leading an abandoned bridge . This is a popular hike with people also parking here to picnic and swim in the nearby river.

Arrive early, and prepare to leave your vehicle along the road leading to the trail head when the lot is full. The trail leading to the bridge is mostly gradual with some rugged terrain and rock scrambling. Wading through thigh to waist high water is unavoidable (at least in wet months) so pack appropriate footwear.

  • Highlights: Beautiful river hike with interesting bridge and history
  • Near: Azusa, CA
  • Distance: 10 miles round trip
  • Elevation Gain/Loss: 850 ft
  • Hike Time: 5 hours
  • Difficulty: 5/10
  • Trail Condition: mostly well maintained trail with rough sections
  • Parking Restrictions: Yes – Adventure Pass
  • Best Season: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
  • Dog Friendly: Yes
  • Kid Friendly: Yes
  • GPX File Download: >>CLICK HERE<<

Getting to Trail head:

From Los Angeles – 210 fwy (east) to hwy 39 (north) to East Fork Rd. (right) to Camp Bonita Rd. (left) to end of road (trail head).

Google Map Link

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Trail Detail Map

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Trail Profile

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