Good news for access to the San Gabriel Mountains! There’a pilot transit to trails program by the Forest Service, with a free shuttle running from the Arcadia Gold Line Station to the Chantry Flat picnic area in September and October.
Shuttles run from 7 am to 4 pm, every thirty minutes (the last one our of Chantry Flat is 4 pm) on September 24 and 25 and October 1, 2, 8 and 9. More details.
Bonus: there’s a National Public Lands Day celebration at Chantry Flat on September 24.
(Want more? The Forest Service is collecting public comments about the San Gabriel Mountains Monument Plan until November 1.)