Pleasant View Ridge Wilderness

Description and Use

Pleasant View Ridge Wilderness, designated in 2009, has 26,757 acres.  This wilderness area is located roughly 30 miles northeast of La Canada, north of the Angeles Crest Highway where the San Gabriel Mountains slope north to meet the Mojave Desert. This area is known for its’ majestic peaks and spectacular views of the San Gabriels and desert basin.


Burckhardt (10W02 High Desert National Recreation Trail), Islip Saddle (9W02), and the Pacific Crest Trail go through this wilderness.

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