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Upper Beacon Trail

Intermediate

Trail

0.2 mile 0.4 kilometer point to point
88% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 45' 14 m
Descent: -18' -5 m
High: 988' 301 m
Low: 943' 287 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 12% (7°)

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Trail shared by John McKinney

A short trail to the 1,001 ft. summit of Beacon Hill.

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The Upper Beacon Trail begins at the northern-most edge of the 5-Points Junction and continues to the northeast. After some very gradual climbing and 2/10 of a mile of running along the ridge you'll reach the top of Beacon Hill. From here you'll have fantastic views of Elysian Park, Silverlake Reservoir, Glendale, the Los Angeles River, and downtown L.A.

Once you've enjoyed the views atop Beacon Hill you can turn around and follow the same route back to the 5-Points Junction.

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.

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