Chapter

To Crystal Lake

in Los Angeles in the 1930s

Published by University of California Press

Published in print May 2011 | ISBN: 9780520268838
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520948860 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520268838.003.0025
To Crystal Lake

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This chapter describes a tour to Crystal Lake which takes the following route: Azusa–Angeles National Forest–Pine Flats–Crystal Lake; 25.7 m; State 39, Crystal Lake Rd. Crystal Lake, the only natural lake within 50 miles of Los Angeles, lies in a glacier-formed depression among mile-high, pine-rimmed slopes deep in the San Gabriel Mountains. State 39 runs through San Gabriel Canyon by easy gradients, then ascends the sharp rises of North Fork Canyon through forests of pine and spruce.

Keywords: Azusa; Angeles National Forest; Pine Flats

Chapter.  1951 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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