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Backbone Trail - Betty Rogers, CA

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Rated  Favorite Wish List CA > Los Angeles
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Distance One Way 0.41 miles
Trailhead Elevation 684 feet
Elevation Gain 36 feet
Accumulated Gain 70 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 0.64
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Preferred   May, Apr, Nov, Mar
Sun  6:25am - 4:52pm
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East Topanga Fire Road
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Backbone Trail - Betty Rogers is a spur trail which connects to the Inspiration Point Loop Trail.

The Inspiration Point Loop Trail is a loop through Will Rogers State Park that connects to numerous trails, including segments of the Backbone Trail System. The trail is lined with eucalyptus trees and ascends to an overlook with benches and trash receptacles. The overlook, known as Inspiration Point, provides a spectacular panoramic view out over Los Angeles.

Inspiration Point Loop Trail can be accessed from short trails departing from the polo field at Will Rogers State Historic Park. From the PCH, head inland on Chautauqua Blvd (approximately 1 mile north of the Santa Monica pier). After 1 mile turn right onto Sunset Blvd. Park entrance will be on left via Will Rogers State Park Road.


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    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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