Monrovia Canyon Park

This wilderness park is in the City of Monrovia adjacent to the Angeles National Forest. A few sources of information about it include:
- City of Monrovia web site
- An “unofficial” Monrovia Canyon Park web site
- Tom Chester's web site, with text by Jane Strong and Tom Chester
- Dan Simpson's hiking pages

Flora list: Click here for Bob Muns's Flora of Monrovia Canyon Wilderness Park (PDF, 723 KB). (This document is optimized for half-letter sized paper, 5.5 x 8.5 inches, the same as the original.)

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A. Waterfall Trail

These photos are by Andrea Edwards in 2007 and 2008.

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Monrovia Canyon Falls

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Monrovia Canyon Falls

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Forest in the canyon

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Big-leaf maple (Acer macrophyllum)

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California polypody (Polypodium californicum)

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Hillside gooseberry (Ribes californicum)

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Hillside gooseberry (Ribes californicum)

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Salamander in Monrovia Canyon Creek

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Salamander in Monrovia Canyon Creek

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Salamander in Monrovia Canyon Creek

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Chaparral currant (Ribes malvaceum)

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Chaparral currant (Ribes malvaceum)

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Chaparral currant (Ribes malvaceum)

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Coffee fern (Pellaea andromedifolia)

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Toyon (Heteromeles arbutifolia)

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B. Sawpit Creek

These photos are by Graham Bothwell in 2009.

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Humboldt lily (Lilium humboldtii subsp. ocellatum)

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Humboldt lily (Lilium humboldtii subsp. ocellatum)

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Humboldt lily (Lilium humboldtii subsp. ocellatum)

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Humboldt lily (Lilium humboldtii subsp. ocellatum)

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Humboldt lily (Lilium humboldtii subsp. ocellatum)

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White sage (Salvia apiana)

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California bay (Umbellularia californica)

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Giant chain fern (Woodwardia fimbriata)

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Giant chain fern (Woodwardia fimbriata)

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Sawpit Canyon

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Plummer's mariposa lily (Calochortus plummerae)

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Plummer's mariposa lily (Calochortus plummerae)

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Scarlet larkspur (Delphinium cardinale)

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Heart leaved keckiella (Keckiella cordifolia)

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Heart leaved keckiella (Keckiella cordifolia)

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