Devil’s Punch Bowl, Pearblossom, California.

 

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Devil’s Punchbowl / Devil’s Chair is a 7.4 mile out and back difficult hike trail located near Pearblossom, California that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round.

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The Devil’s Punchbowl is a point where 2 earthquake faults collide, creating upwards jutting vertical walls as high as 300 feet.

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It is a spectacular setting, with the High Desert spreading out on one side, and the pine covered Angeles National forest on the other.

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The hike takes you along the mostly shaded rim of the Punchbowl, to the dramatic Devil’s Chair, a breathtaking overlook with 360 degree views of the geologic formations.

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A rainbow of rock surrounds the Devils Chair with pink streaked chalk white cliffs, undulating tan crags, chocolate brown slabs, and green-gray ledges.

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This, combined with the green of the mountains and the blue sky, makes for a memorable image.

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ADDRESS: 28000 Devil’s Punchbowl Road Pearblossom, California 93553 

 

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