Upper Lytle Creek Trail to Stockton Flat – 3N31
Access: Take the 15 freeway north, exit Sierra Avenue just before Cajon Pass. Follow theis pave road up Lytle Creek, past the Applewhite Campground. Watch on your right for Sheep Crek Road ( just past the campground, and across the street from the picnic area). Follow this easy dirt road about 1 mile to the start of 3N31 on your left. The trail ends at ‘Yellow Post Site 9;, one of several remote campsites at Stockton Flat.
Total Distance: 11.7 miles
Elevation GAin/Loss: Low pint: 3418 feet, High point: 6046 feet
Start at : 34.26135 N, 117.49891 W, 3418 feet
Ends at: 34.29694 N, 117.59639 W,b5870 feet
This trail winds along the ridge that separates Lytle Canyon from Lone Pine Canyon. If you’re a geology buff, you’ll get a kick of the great views down into the Cajon Pass, the San Andreas Fault and the in-face bluffs. 5 ‘Yellow Post’ campsites are located in Stockton Flat. Each site has a fire ring and room for 1-3 vehicles and tents. US forest Services rates this trail as easy.
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