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Haines Canyon Road

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Trail

5.6 mile 9.1 kilometer point to point
78% Runnable
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 7' 2 m
Descent: -2,877' -877 m
High: 5,044' 1,537 m
Low: 2,175' 663 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 10% (6°)
Max Grade: 24% (13°)

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Trail shared by John McKinney

A forest road from Tujunga to Mt. Lukens.

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Description

This 5.6-mile road is a fire road that starts in Tujunga and ends at Mt. Lukens. The road intersects with Sister Elsie Trail several times, and has a couple of spur trails. Just follow the main road as it steadily climbs at a gentle grade up to the summit.

Thanks to John McKinney, The Trailmaster, for sharing this trail description. To learn more about trails in California, check out his guides at The Trailmaster Store.

Flora & Fauna

Poodle-dog bush is abundant. This plant causes a rash similar to poison oak or poison ivy when it touches skin. Wear long sleeves and pants if you run in the area.

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The view is exceptional when looking east from Mt. Lukens.
Jan 1, 2017 near La Cres…, CA
View into Haines Canyon from the trail of the same name.
Aug 7, 2017 near La Cres…, CA
Second to last switchback looking down the Haines Canyon Trail.
Aug 7, 2017 near La Cres…, CA
Rubus sp., Mt. Lukens, 2015.02.08
Aug 7, 2017 near La Cres…, CA

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