COPPER CANYON

LOCATION: Southwestern California
HIKE STARTS: Buckhorn Campground
HIKE ENDS: Buckhorn Campground
TOTAL DISTANCE: 3.40 miles
HIKE TYPE: In and Out, Backtrack Hike
HIKE DIFFICULTY: Moderate
TRAILS USED: Burkhart Trail, Pacific Crest Trail
TRAIL TRAFFIC: Moderate
TRIP TYPE: Day or Overnight

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Angeles National Forest
701 N. Santa Anita Avenue
Arcadia, CA 91006
626-574-1613

HIGHLIGHTS: The hike to Copper Canyon via Buckhorn Campground is on the Buckhart Trail which makes a moderate decent through a dry pine forest to Copper Creek and the Pacific Crest Trail. Here you have the option of returning to the campground, relaxing near the stream, or continuing on the Buckhart Trail for a short distance to a ridge with excellent views toward Burkhart Saddle. There is also a nice campsite near the intersection of the Burkhart Trail and the PCT.

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