Over the Bars Mountain Bike Club

Directions to Trailheads and ride stats

These cover our most popular regularly scheduled rides.



Off the 5 Freeway in Burbank, exit Burbank Boulevard. Head East to 3rd street, go right- Cypress go left to Glenoaks, go left to Walnut, Right on  walnut to dead end. Map


From the 2 North, exit Mountain, go left to Verdugo, make a right, Veer left on Canada Blvd., to Country Club Drive, left to Beaudry, park at the top of Beaudry boulevard. Map


From the 2 North, exit Mountain, go left to Verdugo. Make a right, veer left on Canada Blvd., to Colima. Make a left, Colima turns into Sunshine Dr., Park on the right 1/4 mile below the gate. Map


Off the 5 freeway, exit Western Avenue, in Glendale, head North /East Western ends at Brand Park, park in upper lot. Map   Ride Stats

La Tuna

Off the 210 Freeway exit La Tuna exit in Tujunga, look for a dirt lot and silver gate where La Tuna and the 210 meet.  Ride Stats Note: These ride stats are including the optional LaTuna single track descent.  The climb to the tower is approximately 1403' in elevation gain Map

Sugar Loaf AKA Cherry Canyon

From the 2 North, exit Verdugo make a right. Make a right at Descanso to Padres. Make another right on Padres and then a left on Forest Hill go to end of street and park near the gate.

From the 210 exit Angeles Crest Highway. Head south to Foothill. Make a right on foothill then a quick left on Chevy Chase.  Then a right on Descanso and a left on Padres Trail then a left on Forest hill. Park near the gate. Map


From the 5 freeway in Burbank exit Hollywood way head North to Glenoaks.  On Glenoaks head West to Lanark.  Make a right on Lanark proceed up the hill to the intersection of Lanark and Edmore streets. Map  Ride Stats

Whitting Woods

From the 210 freeway  in La Crescenta exit Pennsylvania head south when Pennsylvania turns into Honolulu you will see Whitting Woods drive.  Turn right and go to the end of street and park near gate. Map

Santa Susana's

Rocky Peak

From the L. A. area take the 5 freeway North to the 118 West exit Rocky Peak make a left and go over the freeway park in the dirt area on the side of the road.  The Rocky Peak exit is located between the San Fernando and Simi Valley's around 10 miles West of the 405 freeway. Map

San Gabriel's


Off the 210 Freeway, exit Arroyo/Windsor in Pasadena. Head north 3/4 mile to the comer of Windsor/Ventura, park in the lot on the left side of street. Map

Inspiration Point

Same as Chaney.


Off the 210 freeway in pasadena exit lake head north 2.5 miles to Altadena Drive. Turn right to Crescent make a left on Crescent and bear left again on Pinecrest drive. The trail starts at 2260 Pinecrest drive.

Mt. Wilson

Same as Henniger.

Chilao Loop

Drive up Angeles Crest Highway 24 miles above La Canada. Park on Angeles Crest at the entrance to Charlton picnic area. Ride Stats


Off the 210 Freeway, exit Lincoln Ave.,in Pasadena. Head north 2 miles, turn right on Loma Alta Drive, Flashing yellow light is Chaney Trail, go left 1 mile to saddle and park near gate on the right.

Josephine Peak

Head north on Angeles Crest Highway 9 miles to the junction with Angeles Forest Highway and park immediately on the left.

Strawberry Peak

Same as Josephine Peak. Ride Stats

Earl Canyon

From the 2 North, exit Foothill Blvd., make a left on Foothill to Palm Dr., make a right to La Sierra, park near the intersection of Palm and La Sierra in La Crescenta. Map 

Ride Stats

Duekmejian Park- Rim of the Valley Trail

Ride Stats


From the 210 freeway in La Canada exit Angeles Crest Highway.  Head North 3.5 miles to the Ranger station and park in the lot.

Lower Sam Merrill trail


Meet at the intersection of Loma Alta and Chaney trail. Head up Lincoln from the 210 freeway and make a right on Loma Alta. The flashing yellow light is Chaney, and we park and ride from there. Map

Olive View AKA Wilson Canyon

From the 210 freeway in Sylmar exit Roxford Street.  Head North 100'  Roxford ends and turns into Olive View Drive.  Park on Olive View Drive just past Bledsoe Street.  Map

Santa Monica's


Take the 101 West (coming from L.A.) to Cheeseboro Exit in Aguara Hills(about 2.5 miles west of Las Virgenes Road). Head North and make a quick right on Cheeseboro Road. Follow the narrow street 1 mile to a right turn just before the sign: Agoura Hills City Limit. You can park here or continue up the road 1/4 mile to another parking lot.

Reseda to the Sea

From the 101 freeway in Reseda exit Reseda Blvd. Head south 3.5 miles to the Caballero trailhead. Ride Stats Note: These ride stats are just an example of a ride we may do in this area.  There are many options on this ride.

Point Mugu

Take the 101 north exit Moorpark Road in Westlake Village. Head South 1/2 mile to the end of the road and park in the dirt lot or on the street. From here we will ride the Los Robles trail into Point Mugu state park.

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