Sunset Trail to Big Laguna Loop
- Hike leader: Vaughan Nelson
- Trail Length: 7.1 miles
- Hiking time: 3-4 hours
- Elevation Gain/Loss: 790'
- Difficulty Rating: Moderate
- Expected time of return: 12-1PM
- Type: Trail, Trail Route: Loop
- Terrain: Well maintained trail. Dirt with some loose gravel in spots.
*An adventure pass will be needed to park in the National Forest. These can be purchased at many locations including Big 5 and REI.
Where To Meet: 9:00 AM - Meet at trailhead on Sunrise Highway right across from the Meadows Information Kiosk. Arrive a few minutes early.
Sunset Trail to Big Laguna Loop is a 7.1 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Pine Valley, California that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.
Bring Ten Essentials (click here), water (1 to 2 liters recommended), trail snacks or a lunch. Sun protection and layered clothing are recommended.
Carry Emergency Contact Information (ICE).
Sturdy hiking footwear with good tread and adequate drinking water are required. Contact Hike Leader: Vaughan Nelson: EMAIL
Carpooling is encouraged as parking can be limited at times on Sunrise Hwy.
Weather Policy: Inclement weather cancels