Hungry Valley SVRA - Old Cottonwood Trail

Santa Clarita, California (Los Angeles County)

Last Updated: 07/11/2021
2.5 / 5 ( 2 reviews )
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Highlight: Hungry Valley SVRA - Old Cottonwood Trail
Old Cottonwood Trail is a short, but enjoyable trail in Hungry Valley SVRA (State Vehicular Recreation Area). Hungry Valley is just outside of the Gorman and Frazier Park mountain communities in Southern California. Over 130 miles of motorcycle, ATV and 4x4 trails spiderweb throughout this 19,000 acre park. The park's trails include hill climbs, sand washes, wide dirt trails, narrow off-camber shelf roads and a designated 4 wheel drive practice area.


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1. Trailhead Old Cottonwood Trail (0 mi)
The Trailhead is well marked and also servers as the entrance to the Cottonwood Campground.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Santa Clarita

From Santa Clarita; Follow I-5 north for about 34 miles. Take exit 202 toward Gorman. Turn left onto Gorman School Road. Turn right onto North Peace Valley Road. Turn left onto Gold Hill Road / Hungry Valley Road. Stop at the north entrance kiosk and pay the ranger $5 ($10 if you are camping). Continue on Gold Hill Road. Turn right onto Old Cottonwood Trail.



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G. Martin

Mapping Crew - California

G. Martin, gm4x4 on Youtube , is a California native, born and raised in northern California and now living and wheeling in southern California. He enjoys exploring new trails and setting up camp in the remote outdoors. You may come across him in the middle of the Mojave Desert, the mountains of Big Bear, in the central Sierras near Shaver Lake or any other dirty, rocky road in the southwest.
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