Austria 2019 Training · Hiking

Inspiration Point loop hike

Inspiration Point is a shelter and viewpoint located in the Angeles National Forest above Altadena and the nearby NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL).

Distance

10.5

miles

Elevation Gain

2,776

feet

Highest Point

4,541

feet

The trailhead is located at the entrance to the Cobb Estate, a park in Altadena. The trail winds its way up nearly three miles to Echo Mountain, to which the old Mount Lowe Railway once ran.

The Castle Canyon trail starts up from Echo Mountain, ascending another 2.2 miles to Inspiration Point.

With the high rainfall this past winter and spring, the flowers are still blooming.

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