Condor Peak Proposed Wilderness

Fact Sheet: Condor Peak Proposed Wilderness

The Condor Peak Proposed Wilderness is among the most spectacular wild places in the San Gabriel Mountains. This vast area in the Angeles National Forest features rugged canyons, cliffs, ridgelines and scenic peaks dominated by Fox and Condor Peaks, Trail Canyon, Fox Canyon and the Mendenhall Ridge. Condor Peak is a great place to escape the crowds with its two major hiking trails and primitive campsites. The proposed wilderness area is home to a series of waterfalls that may be the grandest in the San Gabriel range.

Quick Facts

  • Management Agency: U.S. Forest Service, Angeles National Forest
  • Location: Los Angeles County
  • Watershed: Lower and Upper Big Tujunga
  • Size: 17,084 acres
  • Recreational Uses: Hiking (close proximity to Pacific Crest Trail), camping
  • Ecological Values: Rare wildlife species like the California condor, waterfalls